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Accessibility Standards Advisory Council

Ministry
Seniors and Accessibility
URL
www.ontario.ca/page/accessibility-legislative-reviews-committees-and-councils#section-1
Address
777 BAY STREET, 6TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M7A2J4
Phone
416-849-8276 or 1-866-515-2025 (TTY: 1-800-268-7095)
Fax
416-325-9620
Background
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, S.O. 2005, C. 11, PART VIII, S. 31 (opens a new window)
Function

At the direction of the Minister, the Council shall advise the Minister on, a) the process for the development of accessibility standards and the progress made by standards development committees in the development of proposed accessibility standards and in achieving the purposes of the Act; b) accessibility reports prepared under this Act; c) programs of public information related to this Act; and d) all other matters related to the subject-matter of this Act that the Minister directs.At the direction of the Minister, the mandate of the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council may be expanded to cross-appoint its members to a standards development committee (see standards development committee terms of reference for further direction on associated roles and responsibilities).

Membership

There is no limitation in legislation. ASAC shall be comprised of a Chair and up to 15 member, with additional members, as required, appointed at the discretion of the Minister. The Minister may designate one of the members to AODA as vice-chair, who would perform the duties of the Chair in their absence, as required.

Term

No limitation in legislation.

Meetings
There is no required number of meetings in legislation.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 2 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) MATTHEW SHAW
09-Apr-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
barrie
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ANA MARIA FARIA
09-Apr-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) GEORGE QUARCOO
28-Jul-2021 - 22-Aug-2022
north york
4. Member (Part-Time) JEFFREY PRESTON
06-Aug-2021 - 22-Aug-2022
toronto
5. Member (Part-Time) KAT HAMILTON
27-Apr-2021 - 22-Aug-2022
ottawa
6. Member (Part-Time) NIKKI GORE
24-Jun-2021 - 22-Aug-2022
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) CHARLES BRIDGES
09-Apr-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
mississauga
8. Member (Part-Time) CHIP KEAN
02-Mar-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
north bay
9. Member (Part-Time) JOHN LANE
02-Mar-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
caledonia
10. Member (Part-Time) MEENU SIKAND
02-Mar-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
woodbridge
11. Member (Part-Time) MEGHAN JOHNSON
09-Apr-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
cottam
12. Member (Part-Time) RICHARD PADULO
09-Apr-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
etobicoke
13. Member (Part-Time) SAM SAVONA
02-Mar-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
toronto
14. Member (Part-Time) TINA DOYLE
02-Mar-2022 - 31-Dec-2022
brooklin