The results are in from this year’s Council Elections and three new faces will join the team this September as District Representatives. Only Diane Larsen was re-elected to a second term as the Edmonton-area representative. Their two-year terms begin September 1, 2015.
On that same date, Richelle Sutherland will begin her enhanced role as Council Vice-President. The President and Vice-President positions are elected by Council members from within their ranks.
CLPNA 2015 Council Election Results
- District 2 (Calgary & area) – Jean Collins, LPN (1st term)
- District 4 (Edmonton & area) – Diane Larsen, LPN (2nd term)
- District 6 (Grande Prairie & area) – Joyce Rossiter, LPN (1st term)
- District 7 (Fort McMurray & area) – Sara Schmidt, LPN (1st term)
The next scheduled Council meeting is on October 23.
The Council Election ran from June 15-30. Election ballots were emailed to eligible LPNs residing in those Districts and voting took place online.
The Council is the governing body of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) consisting of Licensed Practical Nurses elected from each of the seven CLPNA Districts, plus the President, and government-appointed public members.