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LIVESTOCK MEDICINES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Ministry
AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS
URL
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/open/lmac.html
Address
5TH FLOOR NW, 1 STONE ROAD WEST
GUELPH
N1G4Y2
Phone
(519) 826-4110
Fax
(519) 826-4375
Background
FARM PRODUCTS PAYMENTS ACT, RSO 1990, C. F.10, S. 2
Function

The Committee has the following duties: (1) to review all legislation and regulations pertaining to livestock medicines; (2) to inquire into and report back to the minister on any matter referred to it by the minister; (3) to advise the minister on matters relating to the control and regulation of livestock medicines; (4) to evaluate and recommend procedures relating to the sale of livestock medicines and the proper standards for their maintenance, handling and storage; (5) to make recommendations respecting the designation of drugs or classes of drugs as livestock medicines for sale under a licence or any class of licence. Approximately 496 outlets are regulated.

Membership

Members are appointed by the Minister and are chosen as follows: a) one member representing the Minister of Agriculture and Food; b) one member representing the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; c) one member representing Health Canada; d) one member representing the Ontario College of Pharmacists; e) one member representing the College of Veterinarians of Ontario; f) one member representing the Ontario Division of the Canadian Feed Manufacturers Association; g) one member representing the Ontario Fur Breeders Association; h) one member representing poultry producers; i) two members representing owners of livestock other than poultry; j) and such other members as the minister considers necessary or advisable. The Minister appoints a chair and a vice-chair from among the members.

Term

Members are appointed for a term of up to 3 years and are eligible for reappointment.

Meetings
The committee meets annually. Meetings may be more frequent if required.
Remuneration
Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. CHAIR (PART-TIME) IAN K. RUSSELL
02-Jan-2019 - 31-Dec-2019
TORONTO
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) GREGOY BEDECARRATS
02-Jan-2019 - 31-Dec-2019
EDEN MILLS
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JEFF RICHARDSON
02-Jan-2019 - 31-Dec-2019
ST.MARYS
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KEVIN KIEFFER
21-Jan-2019 - 31-Dec-2019
WALKERTON
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) RITA RICCIATTI
02-Jan-2019 - 31-Dec-2019
PUSLINCH
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) CATHERINE FILEJSKI
18-Jan-2019 - 17-Jan-2020
TORONTO
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DOUG AHRENS
25-Jan-2019 - 24-Jan-2020
ST PAULS ST
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) IAN ROSS
04-Feb-2019 - 03-Feb-2020
CAMBRIDGE
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ELISE TATONE
08-Feb-2019 - 07-Feb-2020
OTTAWA
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
13. MEMBER (PART-TIME)