Please complete the Public Member Application Form. Individuals are usually appointed to one committee position at a time.
require committee members to have access to a reliable internet connection. Committee information and materials are accessed and worked on through a secure CRNBC online information system.
The annual statutory committee appointments (between fifteen to twenty registrant positions) are made at the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board (usually September). Committee opportunities along with the qualifying information are posted on the College website, and depending on the timing, are published in Nursing Matters. Committee terms of office vary from one year to three years.
The Seven Principles of Public Life, developed by the UK Committee on Standards in Public Life have been adopted into the College's governance practices. The Seven Principles of Public Life provide guidance to the Board, Committee members and College Staff, when considering their actions in the public interest.
Seven Principles of Public Life
When a committee member vacancy arises:
In those instances during the year where there are a small number of committee appointments, the completed Committee Application Forms are submitted directly to the Board for its review and consideration.
Committee member expectations/competencies include:
CRNBC Board and Committee members promote and support the Seven Principles of Public Life by leadership and example and as such:
Statutory committees are constituted to perform a continuing function and remain in existence on an indefinite period. CRNBC’s statutory committees assist the Board in fulfilling its public protection mandate. Most of the statutory committees report to the Board. In very few instances, statutory committees are charged with making decisions independent of the Board.