Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission
- Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
5TH FLOOR, 1 STONE ROAD WEST
- (519) 826-4220
- (519) 826-3400
- Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Act, RSO 1990, C. M.16, S. 12 (opens a new window)
The Commission administers the Farm Products Marketing Act and the Milk Act, supervises Ontario's twenty-five marketing boards and designated associations, develops and implements regulated marketing policy, provides leadership in the form of advice, facilitation, and direction to Ontario's marketing boards and designated associations, provides educational programs to boards, designated associations and industry stakeholders in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the regulated marketing system.
The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints not fewer than three people and appoints one member as chair and one or more as vice-chair(s).
Candidates must have a basic understanding of Ontario’s regulated marketing system. Expertise in supply management, regulated marketing and/or food processing is needed. Strategic thinking and decision-making skills are 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.
- The commission meets monthly for two days. Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday and Thursday of each month at 1 Stone Road West, Guelph. Occasional travel is required for planning sessions and information sessions with marketing boards.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Chair (Part-Time)||AMY CRONIN||
07-May-2022 - 06-May-2025
|2.||Vice-Chair (Part-Time)||VALERIE GILVESY||
17-Aug-2019 - 16-Aug-2022
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||CAMERON MCWILLIAM||
31-Dec-2020 - 30-Dec-2023
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||WILLIAM GEORGE||
07-Apr-2022 - 06-Apr-2024
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||RALPH DIETRICH||
23-May-2021 - 22-May-2024
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||ROBERT ANDERSON||
13-May-2022 - 12-May-2025