Pharmacy Advisory Committee

  • About the Pharmacy Advisory Committee
  • Apply to be a member of the Pharmacy Advisory Committee
  • Current members
  1. About the Pharmacy Advisory Committee

    The functions of the Pharmacy Advisory Committee are to, at the request of the Registrar of Pharmacists advise on:

    • the standards of practice of pharmacist and the standards of practice of rural permit holders,
    • the code of ethics of pharmacists and the code of ethics of rural permit holders,
    • requirements for registration,
    • actions to be taken in relation to complaints of unprofessional conduct,
    • the composition of the discipline committee,
    • information to be provided to the public about the functions and areas of knowledge, skill and judgement of registrants, the standards of practice of pharmacists, the standards of practice of rural permit holders, the code of pharmacists and the code of ethics of rural permit holders, and
    • any other matters relating to regulation of the practice of pharmacy;
    • review applications for registration and licences and for the renewal and reinstatement of registrations and licences and provide advice about them;
    • participate in national initiatives related to the practice of pharmacy and provide feedback on those initiatives to the Registrar of Pharmacists; and
    • perform any other tasks related to the purposes of the Act.
    • Authority: Health Professions Act Section 3(s), and 5
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial
    • Requirements: no legislated requirements required to join
    • Meetings: once per month
    • Department: Community Services
    • Honoraria:
  2. Apply to be a member of the Pharmacy Advisory Committee

    Any Yukon resident is eligible to apply to serve on a government board or committee.

    Apply

    1. Complete the application.
    2. Prepare a brief resume. This should include information relevant for sitting on the board or committee.
    3. Submit your completed application and resume.
      In person: Inquiry Desk at 2071 Second Avenue in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address your envelope "Attention: Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)"
      Email: boards.committees@gov.yk.ca
      Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    How members are selected

    Members are appointed by a Minister, Cabinet or the Legislative Assembly.

    School board and school council members can be elected or, in some cases, appointed.

    Appointments to these boards are based on standing committee recommendations:

    • Yukon Development Corporation
    • Yukon Energy Corporation
    • Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board
    • Yukon Lottery Commission
    • Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee
    • Yukon Arts Advisory Council
    • Yukon Utilities Board
    • Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment
    • Yukon Human Rights Commission


    Some boards and committees members are required to hold certain professional qualifications or affiliations.

  3. Current members
    • Joanne Gisbon, member from October 24, 2019 to October 23, 2022
    • Kelly Labine, member from October 24, 2019 to October 23, 2022
    • Makanjuola Ogunsina, member from October 24, 2019 to October 23, 2022
    • Tanis Sercerbegovic, member from October 24, 2019 to October 23, 2022
    • Tracee Vickerman, member and chair from October 24, 2019 to October 23, 2022

Contact 

For questions about the Pharmacy Advisory Committee phone 867-667-5111, or fax 867-667-3609, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5111.