Physiotherapists Advisory Committee

  • About the Physiotherapists Advisory Committee
  • Apply to be a member of the Physiotherapists Advisory Committee
  • Current members

  1. About the Physiotherapists Advisory Committee

    Advise Yukon government about educational and practice standards to be set for physiotherapists, educational programs for physiotherapists, and qualifications for registration.  At the request of the Registrar to review applications for registration, advise on what to do about complaints about unprofessional conduct, and advise on the composition of the Discipline Committee. Provide and publicize the functions and areas of competence and standards of practice for physiotherapists. Develop and review clinical practice statements for physiotherapists, participate in national initiatives and provide feedback to the Registrar and perform any other tasks requested by the Minister in keeping with the purposes of the Act.

    • Authority: Health Professions Act, sections 3(s), and 5
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial
    • Requirements: must be registrants in the full or inactive registers of the Physiotherapist’s Registrar as per the Physiotherapists Regulation
    • Term: 3 years
    • Meetings: as required 
    • Department: Community Services
    • Honoraria: $125 per day

  2. Apply to be a member of the Physiotherapists 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
    • Kristy Lerch, member from November 23, 2017, to November 22, 2020
    • Shane Maley, member from May 22, 2019, to May 21, 2022
    • Susan Johnson, member and chair from May 22, 2019, to May 21, 2022

Contact 

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