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Advisory Council on Drinking Water Quality and Testing Standards

Ministry
Environment, Conservation and Parks
URL
www.odwac.gov.on.ca
Address
40 ST. CLAIR AVENUE WEST, 7TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M4V1M2
Phone
416-212-7779
Fax
416-314-9237
Background
Safe Drinking Water Act, S.O. 2002, C. 32, PART II, S. 4 (opens a new window)
Function

The mandate of the council is to provide technical and scientific advice and make recommendations to the minister on matters related to standards for drinking-water quality and testing.

Membership

The minister appoints a maximum of 15 members, one of whom is appointed Chair and one of whom may be appointed Vice-Chair.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The entire council meets monthly. Working groups may meet on a more frequent basis to complete a specific task or assignment.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 2 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) MICHELE GRENIER
04-Oct-2022 - 03-Oct-2025
paris
2. Member (Part-Time) LIZA BALLANTYNE
03-Nov-2020 - 02-Nov-2023
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) RENA CHUNG
03-Nov-2020 - 02-Nov-2023
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) RANDALL COOPER
24-Mar-2022 - 23-Mar-2025
bracebridge
5. Member (Part-Time) IAN DOUGLAS
25-Jul-2022 - 24-Jul-2025
almonte
6. Member (Part-Time) ANDREW HALLETT
04-Oct-2022 - 03-Oct-2025
sault ste. marie
7. Member (Part-Time)