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Ontario Energy Board

Ministry
Energy, Northern Development And Mines
URL
www.ontarioenergyboard.ca
Address
2300 YONGE STREET, 27TH FLOOR, P.O. BOX 2319
TORONTO
M4P1E4
Phone
(416) 481-1967; 1-877-632-6273
Fax
(416) 440-7656
Background
Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, c. 15, Sched. B, s. 4; O. Reg. 16/08; O. Reg. 328/03; O. Reg. 331/03
Function

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) regulates Ontario's electricity and natural gas sectors in the public interest. This includes setting just and reasonable rates, approving leave to construct applications, and licensing all participants in the electricity sector, as well as natural gas marketers who sell to low volume consumers.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints at least five members and designates one member as chair and two members as vice-chairs. The chair is the chief executive officer of the board and, unless otherwise authorized by the Minister, shall devote his or her full time to the work of the board. The chair and vice-chairs make up the OEB's Management Committee and are responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the OEB.

Term

The first term of office of a person who is appointed to the board shall not exceed two years. A member of the board may be reappointed for one or more terms of office, each of which does not exceed five years. The chair and each vice-chair holds office for the term specified by the Lieutenant Governor in Council which shall not exceed his or her term as a member of the board. Despite the first term provisions and the reappointment provisions, when a member of the board is designated as chair, the designation may provide that his or her term of office as a member continues for a period that does not exceed five years from the date of the designation as chair, and the reappointment clause applies to any subsequent reappointment as a member.

Meetings
Board members meet as required to adjudicate applications before the Board. The management committee, comprised of the Chair and Vice Chair meet as required to oversee the management and operations of the Board.
Remuneration

Appointees to the Ontario Energy Board are paid by the Board.

Advertised Positions

Position Advertisement
Chair (Full-Time)
Chief Executive Officer

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Full-Time)
2. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) ROBERT DODDS
21-Nov-2018 - 20-Nov-2020
oakville
3. Vice-Chair (Full-Time)
4. Member (Full-Time) LYNNE ANDERSON
01-Sep-2019 - 31-Aug-2020
toronto
5. Member (Full-Time) JENNI BYRNE Resigned
21-Feb-2019 - 20-Feb-2021
toronto
6. Member (Full-Time)
7. Member (Part-Time) SUSAN FRANK
03-Jun-2017 - 02-Jun-2020
toronto
8. Member (Part-Time) EMAD ELSAYED
20-Jun-2017 - 19-Jun-2020
oakville
9. Member (Part-Time)
10. Member (Part-Time)
11. Chief Executive Officer