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Council develops and oversees policies that direct the College in meeting its responsibilities.

College Bylaws

Governance Policy Manual



Recent changes to Council meetings and observers' attendance

Council meetings are held quarterly.  Meetings will be broadcast live on our website to allow the public to observe the meeting.  Registration is not required to access the broadcast link, continue to check our website for updates about upcoming meetings and to access the livestream link. 

Council can be contacted by email council@nurses.ab.ca 

Upcoming Meetings

December 9 and 10, 2021Meeting package | Details
March 24 and 25, 2022Meeting package | Details
June 23 and 24, 2022Meeting package | Details
September 22 and 23, 2022Meeting package | Details

Past Meetings

September 24, 2021Details
June 25, 2021 
March 18 & 19, 2021 

Members of Council

Ashna Rawji, RN, MN


Councillor, Registered Nurse

Term : 2018 - 2022

Email : arawji@nurses.ab.ca

Ashna is a staff educator and nursing supervisor for Red Deer Hospice Society. For the last 14 years, she was a nursing instructor at Red Deer College for the University of Alberta Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. At the start of her career, she has worked in areas of surgical oncology at the Foothills Medical Center, palliative care, general surgery, ICU at the Peter Lougheed and ER at the Red Deer Regional Hospital. She has served on many nursing and community committees including:

  • Provincial Board of Directors for the Alberta School Councils’ Association
  • Learning Resources Committee at Red Deer College
  • Faculty Association Red Deer College Council
  • Collaborative Committee for University of Alberta on Quality Assurance