Was incorporated in 1995 as the provincial professional society representing Licensing Officers. It exists to:
- Provide a unified voice for Licensing Officers to promote the advancement of community care licensing issues.
- Facilitate professional education and networking opportunities.
- Support the Director of Licensing in carrying out relevant and related projects.
The society is governed by a twelve-member Executive Committee consisting of: President, Vice-President, Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, a representative from each of the five Health Authorities (VIHA, VCHA, FHA, IHA, NHA), and two ex-officio members. One is appointed by the Ministry of Health Community Care Licensing Program and the other is appointed by the Health Authority Licensing Council.
The Executive Committee provides leadership by representing the interests of Licensing Officers to government, other agencies and the community, and through the planning and delivery of training opportunities.
Past accomplishments have included:
- Job classification reviews (BCGEU & CUPE)
- Licensing Officer Occupational Profile projects (1999 & 2008)
- Regulatory Renewal projects (i.e. 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004)
- Educational conferences
- To provide a unified voice to promote the advancement of Community Care Facilities Licensing issues.
- To facilitate educational opportunities for Licensing Officers.
- To provide a forum for networking and fellowship amongst Licensing Officers.
- To support the Director of Licensing in their goals to carry out provincial projects related to the field of licensing.
Community Care Facilities Licensing Officers believe in the intrinsic worth and dignity of all persons. In order to uphold this philosophy, it is necessary that all members carry out their responsibilities without discrimination.
Promoting excellence in regulatory practice through leadership and education.