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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

Derrick Cleaver, BScN, MPH, RN


Councillor, Registered Nurse

Term : 2019 - 2022

Email : dcleaver@nurses.ab.ca

Derrick is actively engaged in provincial and national health issues. He is dedicated​ to advancing the nursing profession in Alberta and to finding innovative ways of delivering care that will enhance quality and the healthcare experience for every Albertan. His experience has given him the skills to build partnerships that can advance policy, regulation, and legislation to support high-quality health services. He enjoys designing and scaling up provincial-level programs that lead to better health outcomes for Albertans.  

Derrick’s clinical background includes orthopedics and emergency. He currently works at Alberta Health as a Nurse Consultant and is a Co-Chair of the Public Health Agency of Canada Vaccine Vigilance Working Group.