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 Pharmacy Act and Regulations.
Council establishes committees required by the New Brunswick Pharmacy Act, 2014 and may also appoint standing and special committees. 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
|Continuous Professional Development
||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
|Discipline & Fitness to Practice
||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.
President – Natalie Barry
President-Elect – Bonnie White
Past President – Adele Wallace
Pharmacist Council Members
Tracie Blakney Paixao
Pharmacy Technician Council Members
Angela Martin Dallon
Public Council Members
Faculty of Pharmacy Representative
Susan Mansour, Dalhousie University School of Pharmacy
Representing New Brunswick Externally
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy
National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities
Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada
Nomination Form – Election to Council [PDF]
Interested in participating in one of the committees? Let us know! [LINK]
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).