Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists - Council

Papirnik, Patti

Patricia Papirnik retired from the Government of Alberta after a career as a writer, policy analyst, executive assistant, and branch director. She supported the Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer, the Private Colleges Accreditation Board, and the Campus Alberta Quality Council. As Director, Private Career Colleges, she provided regulatory oversight to private career colleges operating in Alberta, thereby offering consumer protection to students choosing a career college.

Sparks, Lorrie

Lorrie Sparks is a teacher who teaches elementary school children.

Lorrie has experience serving on the board of McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Assoc. and a Practice Review Committee with the Ministry of Education.

Lorrie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education from University of Alberta.

Competencies required for members of the council of the Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists include critical thinking and effective verbal communication. Lorrie Sparks was directly recruited and appointed based on meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.

Upshaw, Doreen

Doreen Upshaw is an Employment Facilitator who works with Bow Valley College to assist learners with career development, training and employment decisions. Doreen has board experience as a board member with the Career Development Association of Alberta for the past 4 years. Doreen was certified in 2019 as an Implicit Career Practitioner. She graduated from the University of Calgary in 2011 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Criminology, Deviance & Social Control. She is passionately dedicated to equal treatment, diversity and inclusion.

Competencies required for members of the council of the Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists include risk management, understanding of industry/sector and effective verbal communication. Doreen Upshaw was directly recruited and appointed based on meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.

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