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Lake Simcoe Coordinating Committee

Ministry
Environment, Conservation and Parks
URL
https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-environment-conservation-parks
Address
C/O PROJECT MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR - BARRIE DISTRICT OFFICE, MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE, PLACE NOUVEAU , 5775 YONGE STREET, TORONTO ONTARIO M2M 4J1
TORONTO
M2M4J1
Phone
(416) 326-3961
Fax
(705) 739-6440
Background
Lake Simcoe Protection Act, 2008, S.O. 2008, c. 23, ss. 19(1) (opens a new window)
Function

The Committee will:

  1. Provide a forum to co-ordinate implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan and identify and resolve issues that arise in relation to the implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.
  2. Provide advice to the Minister on any issues or problems related to the implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.
  3. With respect to threats to the ecological health of the Lake Simcoe watershed that are identified by the Lake Simcoe Science Committee, provide advice to the Minister on the types of measures that could be taken to deal with the threats, including policies that could be included in the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan, or regulations that could be made under this or any other Act.
  4. Assist the Minister and other public bodies to monitor progress on the implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.
  5. Make recommendations on any proposed amendments to the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan to ensure that the Plan meets its objectives.
Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints the members of the Lake Simcoe Coordinating Committee after considering the recommendations of the Minister.

Term

Up to three years with possibility of extension.

Meetings
Approximately four meetings annually (including one joint meeting with the Lake Simcoe Science Committee).
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) ROB HARE
04-Mar-2021 - 03-Mar-2024
keswick
2. Member (Part-Time) WILLIAM TERRENCE (TERRY) CLAYTON
29-Aug-2019 - 28-Aug-2022
beaverton
3. Member (Part-Time) AVIA EEK
25-Oct-2019 - 24-Oct-2022
newmarket
4. Member (Part-Time) JOHN HEMSTED
25-Oct-2019 - 24-Oct-2022
oro-medonte
5. Member (Part-Time) ANNE KELL
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
gilford
6. Member (Part-Time) SHELLEY CHARLES
08-Oct-2020 - 07-Oct-2023
sutton
7. Member (Part-Time) JUDY CARTER
07-Jan-2021 - 06-Jan-2024
innisfil
8. Member (Part-Time) SUZANNE HOWES
07-Jan-2021 - 06-Jan-2024
sutton
9. Member (Part-Time) KATHY MACPHERSON
04-Feb-2021 - 03-Feb-2024
toronto
10. Member (Part-Time) KAREN HANSEN
14-Oct-2021 - 13-Oct-2024
barrie