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

College Bylaws

Governance Policy Manual


Council elections

Our Council is holding an election this summer to fill two regulated member vacancies. All registrants in good standing, regardless of location, are eligible to be nominated.

Rules Governing CARNA Elections

Learn about Council elections


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

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

Past Meetings

June 25, 2021 
March 18 & 19, 2021 

Members of Council

Jeannie Hare, RN


Councillor, Registered Nurse

Term : 2015 - 2021

Email : jhare@nurses.ab.ca

Jeannie has been an RN for nearly 44 years. Her experience has been diverse. From working in rural Alberta, volunteering overseas for medical missions, or serving on local and national boards and committees, Jeannie is passionate about serving the community and promoting the value of front line RNs.

Jeannie served as President for the Canadian Association for Rural & Remote nursing, and is currently Vice-President of the Victim Service Board. Quite often, you will see Jeannie responding to a local and international crisis, working closely with the Canadian Red Cross, Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity. She has also served on several CARNA committees through the years and brings an experienced perspective to council.