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Rural Economic Development Advisory Panel (Redap)

Ministry
Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
URL
http://www.ontario.ca/REDprogram
Address
OMAFRA, 1 STONE ROAD WEST, 4TH FLOOR NW
GUELPH
N1G4Y2
Phone
1-888-588-4111
Fax
NA
Background
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.16, ss. 7(1); OC 202/2011 (opens a new window)
Function

The REDAP is responsible for providing non-binding advice, in the form of recommendations, to the Minister on applications for funding under: (a) the Rural Economic Development Program (REDP); (b) Programs under the REDP; or (c) any other program that the Lieutenant Governor in Council or the Minister assigns to the REDAP.

Membership

The REDAP consists of a maximum of fourteen members appointed by the Minister, including a chair and at least one vice-chair. The Minister may select up to two members to act as vice-chairs.

Qualifications

Candidates require knowledge of economic development theories and practices and their impacts on rural communities. Knowledge of at least 1: indigenous peoples; not-for-profit sector; or accounting / audit expertise is an asset.

Term

Members are appointed for a term of up to 3 years and are eligible for reappointment at the Minister's discretion.

Meetings
On an "as needed" basis.
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) BEV SHIPLEY
09-Sep-2021 - 08-Sep-2024
denfield
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) PETER SEEMANN
08-Jun-2020 - 07-Jun-2023
sharon
3. Member (Part-Time) DENNIS VOLLMERSHAUSEN
07-Jun-2019 - 06-Jun-2022
woodstock
4. Member (Part-Time) MOIRA CONNELL
01-Aug-2019 - 31-Jul-2022
london
5. Member (Part-Time) DANIELLE COLLINS
10-Oct-2019 - 09-Oct-2022
guelph
6. Member (Part-Time) ANNE HODGSON
29-Apr-2021 - 28-Apr-2024
haliburton
7. Member (Part-Time) ROSEMARIE MONTGOMERY
20-Nov-2021 - 19-Nov-2024
chatham
8. Member (Part-Time)
9. Member (Part-Time)
10. Member (Part-Time)
11. Member (Part-Time)