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First BCCNM Board announced

Jul 17, 2020

​The Minister of Health has today announced the appointees to the first British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) board:

Name Role
Colin Bennett Public member
Robert CalnanProfessional member—RN
Bhapinder CheemaPublic member
Janene EricksonPublic member
Tanya MomtazianProfessional member—Midwife
Ruth RinglandProfessional member—NP
Yvonne Savard Professional member—RPN/RN
Madelon StevensProfessional member—LPN
Sangeeta SubramanianPublic member
Richard Turner Public member

BCCNP and the College of Midwives of BC are pleased that this first board has been put in place, and look forward to working closely and collaboratively with these 10 individuals. This board is a collection of experienced, diverse and respected professionals from across the province with deep governance and regulatory experience.

The new board will begin meeting immediately in preparation for the September 1, 2020 amalgamation date, when BCCNM will begin regulating all nurses and midwives in B.C.

Bylaw consultation ongoing

A reminder that the proposed BCCNM bylaws are currently posted for consultation. Provide your feedback by visiting

Visit the BCCNM resource centre for more information about the amalgamation.