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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

JoAnn Cazakoff, Public Member


Councillor, Public Representative

Term : 2018 - 2021

Email : jcazakoff@nurses.ab.ca

JoAnn Cazakoff is health-care professional with 20 years’ experience in health-care project management and planning. JoAnn has provided leadership roles in Emergency Medical Services Cancer Control, Population Public Health and now supports the Chief Medical Informatics Office.

JoAnn is a registered Advanced Care Paramedic, holds a Project Management / Change Management designation and is completing her Masters of Management (MM) at the Faculty of Business at UBCO.

Other board experience includes the Grande Prairie Public School District and the Alberta Insurance Rate Board.