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Supervisor Appointed For College of Denturists of Ontario

March 26, 2012

Ontario has appointed Deanna Williams as supervisor for the College of Denturists of Ontario to address fairness and transparency concerns related to the College´s operations.

Ms. Williams will draw on a decade of experience as Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists to lead improvements to the operations at the College.

The decision to appoint a supervisor is in response to a number of complaints regarding the College´s operations. An operational review and audit of the College´s regulatory practices undertaken last year noted some deficiencies in many of the College´s practices and procedures.

As supervisor, Ms. Williams will fulfill all the roles and responsibilities of the College and oversee all staff in carrying out the regulatory duties related the College´s mandate. She will also develop and oversee the implementation of by-laws, policies and procedures to ensure that the College is able to carry out its functions and duties in the public interest.

Ms. Williams will report directly to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and will begin her role as Supervisor effective March 26,2012.

QUOTES

“We´re appointing a supervisor for the College of Denturists to resolve fairness and transparency issues. Deanna Williams has the experience needed to get the College back on stable footing and safeguard the public interest.”
— Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

“I will work with the staff at the College of Denturists and with its members to ensure that the College is fully effective in its capacity as the regulator for the denturism profession.”
— Deanna Williams, Supervisor, College of Denturists of Ontario

QUICK FACTS

 

LEARN MORE

Learn more about Deanna Williams.

Read the operational review and audit of the College.

Visit the College of Denturists of Ontario online.

Find out more about regulated health professions in Ontario.


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