The SCOT Council is the group of individuals who meet at least 7 times a year to manage the affairs of the College. The Council ensures the regulation of all Occupational Therapists in Saskatchewan. Council consists of at least 5 elected Occupational Therapists that are SCOT members and up to three public representatives who are appointed by the provincial government.
The President shall preside at all meetings of the College and of the Council, exercise general control and supervision over the affairs of the Council and the College, and be an ex-officio, non-voting member of all committees with the exception of the Professional Conduct Committee and the Discipline Committee. The incumbent assumes the office of President at the first Council meeting following the Annual General Meeting.
President-Elect Role Description:
The President-Elect shall assist the President in his/her role and preside over any meeting when the President is unable to do so. The President-Elect will be assigned duties as needed and appropriate by SCOT Council and the President.
Registrar Role Description:
The Registrar carries out duties to ensure that all Occupational Therapists in Saskatchewan are properly registered with SCOT. This person maintains a current register of each member's required information. This person also ensures the safe-keeping of past records. The Registrar serves as chair for the Registration and Licensing Committee.
Secretary-Treasurer Role Description:
The Secretary-Treasurer carries out duties to ensure that the College's financial affairs are managed appropriately. The Secretary-Treasurer serves as chair of the Finance Committee.
Member-at-Large (Quality Assurance) Role Description:
The Member-at-Large (Quality Assurance) serves as Chair of the Continuing Competence Committee. This position supports the continuing competency program.
Member-at-Large (Practice Standards) Role Description:
The member at large for practice standards, in consultation with the practice standards committee, advises the council on matters related to practice standards for occupational therapist in Saskatchewan.
Member-at-Large (Communications) Role Description:
The Member-at-Large (Communications) serves as chair for the Communications Committee. This individual, with the Communications Committee, will be involved with communications with the public, members, and other stakeholders.
Public Representative Role Description:
The Public Representative's role is to safeguard the public interest by representing the public’s perspective. Public representatives are not Occupational Therapists and bring forward a public perspective on issues that come before the SCOT Council or its committees. One of the Public Representatives must be a member of the Discipline Committee. The Public Representative's role is not determined by SCOT Council but by The Occupational Therapists Act, 1997, relevant Bylaws, and the Provincial Government.