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Governance Structure

If you are interested in contributing your expertise and serving the College, please send a request for consideration to info@cvrp.ca.
The College offers many volunteer opportunities which allots 12 CEUs (2 ethics) annually to Registrants who volunteer and 20 (4 ethics) CEUs annually to Mentors.

The College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals is a Not-for-Profit Corporation.

Executive Committee Positions are voted on by the Board of Directors post AGM.

      • President
      • President Elect
      • Secretary/Treasurer

Director Positions are elected by the Registrants of the College

Public Director Positions are appointed by the Directors post AGM.
Directors of the Board for CVRP act as liaisons for a Standing or Ad hoc Committees and as such are responsible for the appointment of the committee members and monitor the operation of that committee to ensure that the procedures of the committee are followed. The Director can choose to act as the Chair or facilitate the appointment of a Chair by the committee members.

Standing Committees

The College shall establish the following Standing Committees, as set by the CVRP General By-law, the composition and duties of which shall be set out in the Rules established by the Board:

      • Executive Committee
      • Registration Committee
      • Complaints Committee
      • Discipline Committee
      • Fitness to Practice Committee
      • Professional Practice Committee
      • Examination Committee
      • Joint VRAC and CVRP Committee

Special or Ad Hoc Committees

The CVRP Board of Directors may appoint such Special or Ad Hoc Committees, task forces and working groups as may be appropriate or necessary for the attainment of the objects of the College and the efficient conduct of its affairs. The appointments shall be reported to the College at its next regular meeting. Every Special or Ad Hoc Committee, task force or working group shall have specified terms of reference and a date upon which it shall be dissolved.

The Board of Directors shall determine the composition and terms of reference for each Special or Ad Hoc committee.

Standing Committees of the College

The operation of the College depends on Volunteers who are appointed by the Board of Directors to Standing Committees.

The Executive Committee is the only Standing Committee that does not include volunteers. As set out in General By-Law #1, the members of the Executive Committee are the President, the President-Elect, the Secretary/Treasurer and the Registrar of the College.

Executive Committee

      • Reviews and recommends 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

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