2017 Discipline Committee

Membership

The Discipline Committee shall be composed of 16 members, as follows:

  • Seven licensed dentists, each having at least 5 years experience as a dentist;
  • Three licensed dental assistants, each having at least 5 years experience as a dental assistant;
  • Three members of the general public who are not licensed dentists or licensed dental assistants.

Terms of Reference

  • The term of a member of the Discipline Committee shall not exceed 3 years and the terms of the initial appointments shall be of varying lengths to permit continuity of membership on the Committee;
  • The Board may reappoint a member of the Discipline Committee for further terms;
  • The Board may, in its discretion, appoint alternates to the members of the Discipline Committee;
  • The Board shall appoint one of the dentists to be Chair;
  • The Chair shall be entitled to vote on all matters before the Discipline Committee and in the event of a tied vote, the Chair shall have an additional casting vote;
  • The Chair shall appoint a panel for a hearing in accordance with the following:
    • if the charge or charges are against a dentist, the panel shall consist of the Chair, 3 dentists, and 1 member of the public.
    • if the charge or charges are against a dental assistant, the panel shall consist of the Chair, 2 dental assistants, 1 dentist and 1 member of the public.
    • A hearing date may only be changed by order of the Chair of the Discipline Committee;
    • In the absence of the Chair, the other members present may appoint one of the dentists who is present to act as Chair for the hearing;
    • The quorum for a meeting or hearing of the Discipline is 3 members.

2017 Discipline Committee Members


Discipline Committee


Name
Representing

Dr. Tom Boyle, Chair
Dentist

Dr. Janet Cullinan
Dentist

Dr. Ian W. Ross
Dentist

Dr. Peter Thomson
Dentist

Dr. William A. Whyte
Dentist

Dr. Stuart J. Kirby
Dentist

Dr. Karen M. Furlong
Dentist

Dr. Yvon J. Belliveau
Dentist

Dr. David B. Quigley
Dentist

Dr. Wayne C. Ramier
Dentist

Dr. Mark A. Sutherland
Dentist

Dr. Natalie N. Brothers
Dentist

Ms. Michelle D. Fowler
Dental Assistant

Mr. Rod Desborough
Public Representative

Mr. Michael Muise
Public Representative

Mr. John Scott
Public Representative