Committees & Communities of Practice

Committees and Working Groups

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee develops and implements strategies that offers quality professional development opportunities to TRO members and non-members who are practicing Therapeutic Recreation.

Terms of Reference

Practice Review Committee

The Practice Review Committee conducts activities, advises and creates pathways for Registration, professional development and ongoing education.

Terms of Reference

Membership Services Committee

The Membership Services Committee provides general membership services including information, resources, networking, professional development and membership benefits to all members and prospective members of TRO.

Terms of Reference

Advocacy Committee

The Advocacy Committee develops plans to broaden TRO’s reach to various stakeholders, as well as the implement advocacy strategies, resources and tools.

Terms of Reference

Therapeutic Recreation Provincial Education Steering Committee (TRPESC) Ad-hoc Committee

The TRPESC Committee meets at the request of the Board or the Chair to make recommendations to the TRO Board of Directors relating to TR/RT education considerations and the impact of the recommendations on TRO processes. This working committee exists to direct and advance TR education in the province of Ontario in accordance with TRO’s Standards of Practice and strategic direction.

Terms of Reference

Governance and Nominations Committee

The Governance and Nominations Committee provides advice on policy governance matters, the Board’s effective and efficient operations and succession planning.

Terms of Reference

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides governance between board meetings and advice, mentorship and support to the President.

Terms of Reference

Conference Planning Committee

The Conference Planning Committee coordinates TRO’s annual conference.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Committee

The DEIB Committee uses the guiding principles of unity, curiosity, respect, openness, empathy, and courage.

Communities of Practice

Paediatrics and Youth, childpaed.cop@trontario.org

Mental Health, mh.cop@trontario.org

Established in 1999, Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) is the only professional association that represents Therapeutic Recreation practitioners in the province.

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