Council & Committees


The New Brunswick College of Pharmacists is governed by a Council made up of a president, president-elect, past-president, elected representatives covering the province as well as representatives from schools of pharmacy and lay representatives, appointed by the Government of New Brunswick.

Role of a Councillor

Council’s primary role is to ensure that the interests of the public are protected and maintained.

Council is the oversight and policy-making group for the College. The College’s administrative staff are responsible for carrying out these policies and administering the New Brunswick Pharmacy Act, 2014 and Regulations.

Council Executive

Bonnie White (President)
Gisia Pisegna (President-Elect)
Natalie Barry (Past President)

Pharmacist Council Members

Tracie Blakney Paixao
Katie Brewster
Daniel Corey
Lindsay Mell
Gisia Pisegna
Treena Sutherland
Jessica Weagle

Pharmacy Technician Council Members

Jenny LeBrun
Angela Martin Dallon


Public Council Members

Pablo Asirón
Colleen Baxter
Wendy Bulmer

Faculty of Pharmacy Representative

Kyle Wilby, Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy



Nomination Form – Election to Council [PDF]

Expression of Interest – Public Council Member [PDF]


Council establishes committees required by the New Brunswick Pharmacy Act, 2014 and may also appoint standing and special committees. The majority of positions on our committees are filled by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, and many committees also require representation from the public (i.e., Lay Representatives).

The following are the committees of the College:

Monitor the functioning of Council, develop governance policies and ensure policies are followed

Recruit pharmacy professionals for Council & Committees

Advise Council (budgets, internal controls, investments, staff compensation, etc.)

Meet with auditors to validate financial position of College

Assess applications for membership and establish requirements that applicants must meet to be entered on a register

Ensure that pharmacy professionals are registered to practice pharmacy, maintain and improve skills, and knowledge base

Annual audit of pharmacy professionals' educational activities

Hear complaints submitted by public or pharmacy professionals

Hear complaints forwarded by Complaints Committee or Registrar

Serves as an advisory committee to Council on matters relating to pharmacy practice and to the profession

Review submissions for awards of recognition, scholarships and bursaries given by the College

Interested in participating in one of the committees? Let us know! [LINK]

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