Normal Farm Practices Protection Board
- Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
2ND FLOOR NE, 1 STONE ROAD WEST
- (519) 826-3433
- (519) 826-4232
- FARMING AND FOOD PRODUCTION PROTECTION ACT, S.O. 1998, C. 1, S. 3 (opens a new window)
The board exercises such powers and performs such duties as are conferred or imposed upon it by or under the act, including the power to (1) inquire into and resolve a dispute respecting an agricultural operation, including the determination of what constitutes a normal farm practice; and (2) make the necessary inquiries and orders to ensure compliance with its decisions.
Not less than five members are appointed by the minister who may designate one of the members as chair and one or more of the remaining members as vice-chair.
Candidates should have farming and/or municipal experience and an understanding of the context within which the NFPPB operates. Experience in mediation, as well as interpreting and applying legislation, are considered assets.
Members are appointed for an initial term of two years and are eligible for reappointment. The term of appointment is a maximum of 10 years in total.
- Panels of three Board members adjudicate hearings when requested. The Board meets as necessary to discuss operational and policy issues. The members meet yearly at an Annual General Meeting to retrain, discuss issues and meet obligations under ATAGAA.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Chair (Part-Time)||GLENN WALKER||
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2021
|2.||Vice-Chair (Part-Time)||BRANDI NEIL||
10-Mar-2021 - 09-Mar-2023
|3.||Vice-Chair (Part-Time)||CHRISTINE GREYDANUS||
28-Apr-2021 - 27-Apr-2023
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN LOHUIS||
30-Jan-2020 - 29-Jan-2023
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||JUDY DIRKSEN||
15-Apr-2021 - 14-Apr-2023
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||BETTY ANN MACKINNON||
29-Apr-2021 - 28-Apr-2023
|7.||Member (Part-Time)||ROBERT FULLER||
03-Jun-2021 - 02-Jun-2023
|8.||Member (Part-Time)||ROBERT BRANDER||
26-Oct-2020 - 25-Oct-2023
|9.||Member (Part-Time)||LISA HERN||
22-May-2021 - 21-May-2024
|10.||Member (Part-Time)||ROD DE WOLDE||
10-Jun-2021 - 09-Jun-2024