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Board of Directors/Standing Committees

The 2021 Board of Directors

Warren Comeau, BA, RRP, CCRC, CVRP(F), (F)CARP
Director/President/Executive Committee Chair/VRAC CVRP Joint Committee Chair/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Member
Dr. Garry Corbett, CDMP, CVRP(D), CCVE(D), VRAC(F)
Public Director/President Elect/Chancellor of Education/Examination Committee Chair/VRAC CVRP Joint Committee Member/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Member
Jeff Cohen, RVP, RRP, CVRP, CCVE, ICVE, RTWDM
Director/Secretary-Treasurer/Executive Committee Member
Thea Aldrich, CVE, RRP, CVRP, CCVE(D)
Director/TSA Peer Review Panel Member/Registration Committee Member/VRAC CVRP Joint Committee Member
Sharon Smith, MA, CVRP(F), RTWDM, RRP
Director/Registration Committee Chair/Professional Practice Committee Member/Executive Committee Member/VRAC CVRP Joint Committee Member
Jennifer Chladny, CVRP, CCVE(F), ICVE, RRP
Director/CVRP Liaison to VRAC Board of Directors/VE Peer Review Panel Member/Registration Committee Member/VRAC CVRP Joint Committee Member
Francis Fung, M.Ed., B.Sc., CCVE(D), CVRP(D), ICVE
Director/Professional Practice Committee Member/VE Peer Review Panel Member
Dr. Michel Lacerte, MDCM, M.Sc., FRCPC, DESS, CVRP(D)
Director
Dr. Camille Hadida, D.C., CVRP(F), CCVE, ICVE, MA Counselling Psychology, Reg. Psychotherapist
Director/Professional Practice Committee Chair/Ad Hoc Conflict of Interest Committee Member/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Member
Katherine Potts, BSW, RSW, CVRP
Director/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Member
Evie Cowitz, BA, RRP, CCRC, CCLCP, CVRP, RTWDM
Director/Registration Committee Member
Bonnie Chennell, RMT, PGAP Clinician, CVRP TSA, RTWDM
Director
Patrick Kennedy, LL. B, LL.M
Public Director/Complaints Committee Chair/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Member
Charles Foster, Q.C.
Public Director/Discipline Committee Chair/Ad hoc Bylaw and Regulation Committee Chair
Nicole Lindo, BSW, RRP, CVRP, RTWDM, CDMP
Public Director
Lisa Blakeney, MA, ICVE, CVE
VECAP Liaison to CVRP Board of Directors/US ICVE Review Panel
Roselle Piccininni, B.Sc. CVRP(D), RTWDM, CCRC, RRP, VRAC(F)
Registrar
Former President of the Founding Board of CVRP in 2010. Roselle brings years of experience and dedication as a VRA Ontario Board Director continuously from 1996 – 2010, holding the office of Ontario President from 2005 to 2006, VRA National President from 2006 to 2008 and National Past President from 2008 to 2010. Roselle continued to serve on the CVRP as a Director as a historian and active member of the Executive Committee. She presently holds the title of Registrar since January 2020. Roselle graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science and has held her CCRC certification (Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor) since 2006 and her CVRP since 2010. Roselle was a founding Principal at arc health management a private company providing health management solutions to the private and insurance sectors. Roselle specializes in mental health disabilities and has experience with accommodation supports around these issues. Roselle has worked in the Life and Health market for over 30 years returning disabled individual back to work. Her expertise as a Vocational Rehabilitation Professional and her business experience brings more than 30 year of experience for employers, and insurers.
Sue Allardyce, MSW, CCRC, CVRP(F), RTWDM, RRP
Assistant Registrar/CEU Coordinator/TSA VE Coordinator
Sue has worked in the Vocational Rehabilitation field for more than 25 years for not-for-profit, private and government organizations. Her experience includes the provision of vocational rehabilitation, disability management, case management and career counselling services to clients.
She has also worked in an advisory capacity in the rehabilitation and mental health fields with Veterans Affairs Canada and provided case management services to clients when working for Canada Pension Plan Disability. In addition, she has participated in policy development, staff management in direct service and policy application, file audits, and has taught case management and assessment at the university level.
Sue’s volunteer work includes being a member of the CVRP National Board, the President of the Vocational Rehabilitation Society of Canada (VRAC) Manitoba Society and a member of the VRAC National Board among other board and committee memberships.
 

Standing Committees of the College

Executive Committee

  • Reviews and recommends the annual operating and capital budget
  • Makes recommendations regarding the management of assets and liabilities of the College
  • Seeks candidates for the Board of Directors
  • Manages the affairs of the Board

Registration Committee

  • Provides guidance on matters concerning registration and education, the evaluating and qualifying examinations and in-service training required prior to an applicant being granted a certificate of registration and membership with the College
  • Reviews applications for registration
  • Considers applications to remove or modify any terms, conditions or limitations placed on a Registrants’ certificate of registration

Complaints Committee

  • Reviews, investigates and considers written complaints made about Registrants
  • Takes action where a complaint with respect to a Registrant is upheld

Discipline Committee

  • Hears and adjudicates allegations of professional misconduct and incompetence referred to the committee
  • Considers applications for reinstatement or to remove or modify any terms, conditions or limitations placed on a Registrants’ certificate of registration

Fitness to Practice Committee

  • Assesses referred allegations or concerns about a Registrant’s capacity to practice

Professional Practice Committee

  • Develops, maintains and reviews standards of practice and programs to ensure continued competence of Registrants
  • Provides Continuing Education opportunities and assesses referred allegations or concerns about a Registrant’s capacity to practice

Fitness to Practice Committee

  • Assesses referred allegations or concerns about a Registrant’s capacity to practice

Examination Committee

  • Deals with various examinations held by the college and oversees the specialty and specifications
  • Annually reviews, analyses and updates college examinations
  • Advises on all matters relevant to College examinations, including time tables, timing, content, and evaluation (internals and other)

Joint VRAC and CVRP Committee

  • VRAC and CVRP representatives who deal in collaboration with VR and/or VE issues for the profession
  • Provides open communications between the VRAC Association and the College