Call for Volunteer Committee Members 2020

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Call for Volunteer Committee Members 2020

The College is recruiting volunteers to serve on its committees!

The College’s committees are composed of members of the public, as well as registered pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Committees and subcommittees assist the College in meeting its legislated mandate to protect the public by ensuring practitioners have the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide safe and effective pharmacy care. 

We encourage registrants and members of the public interested in contributing to BC's public health system to learn more about the College's committees using the table below: 

Committee
Application Committee
Discipline Committee 
Drug Administration Committee
Ethics Advisory Committee
Inquiry Committee
Jurisprudence Examination Subcommittee
Pharmacy Advisory Committee
Practice Review Committee
Quality Assurance Committee
Registration Committee

Volunteer Appointments

PUBLIC MEMBERS 

In addition to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, the College requires public representation on many of its committees. 

Public committee members provide transparency and diverse perspectives, as well as a wide range of knowledge and skills that help to enhance the effectiveness of each committee. 

In order to apply as a public member, please provide the following: 

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 

The College’s committees are composed primarily of registered pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from a variety of different practice backgrounds. 

To be considered for appointment, you must: 

  • Be a full pharmacist or pharmacy technician
  • Be in good standing 
  • Have been registered with the College for a minimum of 1 year 

In order to apply as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician, please provide the following: 

Existing Committee Members

Committee members are not required to submit a new application to retain any appointments they currently hold. 

Current committee members are however eligible to apply to join additional committees.

In order to apply for additional committee appointments, existing members must submit an up-to-date resume and the appropriate application form as outlined above. 

Time Commitment 

All committee members are appointed for terms of up to 3 years and for a maximum of 6 consecutive years. 

Committees meet as needed, with sessions ranging from half to full day or evening meetings. Committees may meet up to 3 to 4 times per year, however some may meet more frequently in panels up of 3 to 5 members.

Meetings will be either in-person or via teleconference. 

How Appointments are Made 

All appointments are made by the Board of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

Applications are reviewed by the College’s Governance Committee, who then provide recommendations for committee appointments to the College Board.

Appointments to College committees will be made by the Board at its April 2020 meeting.

Every person who is appointed will be notified as soon as possible.

Application Deadline

Please submit your completed application form and up-to-date resume in PDF format to the College before Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00PM.

Submit forms via email to volunteers@bcpharmacists.org

If you know someone who would make a good committee member, be sure to follow the College on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn and share this link!  

Jan 24, 2020