Board Election

In accordance with the Health Professions Act and the Bylaws made under the Act, all physician board members are elected by their peers in one of seven electoral districts:

District 1 | Vancouver Island, South 

Comprises those portions of the Counties of Victoria and Nanaimo lying south of a true east and west line through the most southerly point on the boundary of the city of Duncan.

District 2 | Vancouver Island, Central and Northern

Comprises those portions of the Counties of Victoria and Nanaimo not included in District No. 1.

District 3 | Vancouver and surrounding area

Comprises that part of the County of Vancouver not included in District No. 7.

District 4 | Fraser

Comprises the County of Westminster.

District 5 | Thompson-Okanagan

Comprises the city of Revelstoke and those portions of the Counties of Yale and Cariboo not included in District No. 7.

District 6 | Kootenays

Comprises the County of Kootenay, except that portion in District No.7.

District 7 | Northern

Comprises the County of Prince Rupert and the area that comprises that part of British Columbia lying to the north of the 51st parallel of latitude.

 

Information on the current members of the Board can be found here.

For the purposes of an election, all registrants are assigned to one of the electoral districts based on their primary business address. Only registrants in good standing in the full, special, academic, osteopathic or retired-life classes of registration are entitled to vote and to nominate candidates for election to the Board.