The objects of the foundation are: to receive and maintain a fund; to organize, participate in and fund Registered Charities involved in environmental projects to preserve, protect and restore the environmental integrity of the Moraine; to preserve, protect and restore the environment, including water resources and natural features; to promote environmentally sound stewardship among landowners on the Moraine; to educate and increase the public's understanding of the environmental issues pertaining to the Moraine; to conduct research and fund research conducted by Registered Charities relating to environmental issues affecting the Moraine and to provide funds and other property to other Registered Charities to purchase land and build infrastructure for and to maintain a trail system on the Moraine.
The corporation is composed of: a) four persons on the nomination of the Minister; b) one person on the nomination of the Crown in Right of Canada; c) two persons as Environmental Nominees on the rotating nomination of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, and Save The Oak Ridges Moraine, d) one person as Municipal Nominee on the nomination of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario after consultation with the Regional Municipalities of Durham, Peel and York, the Counties of Dufferin, Simcoe, Peterborough and Northumberland, and the City of Kawartha Lakes; e) one person as the Conservation Authority nominee - who shall be a member of the Board of Directors or employed staff of one of the Conservation Authorities hereafter named - on the nomination of Conservation Ontario after consultation with the Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Kawartha Region Conservation Authority, Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority, Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority, Otonabee Region Conservation Authority and Lower Trent Region Conservation Authority.
Members of the corporation shall become members and retire in rotation. In order to initiate the rotation of members, at the first anniversary (as defined in the letters patent), the following members shall each serve for a term of one year; a) two persons who are members as nominees of and as selected by the Minister; b) the person who is a member as the Environmental Nominee on nomination of the Nature Conservancy of Canada; c) the person who is a member as the Conservation Authority Nominee; and other members shall remain a member until the second annual meeting after nomination to office. No person is eligible to be nominated, renewed or remain as a member for a continuous period exceeding four consecutive two year terms, but may resume eligibility after having ceased to be a member for a period of not less than eleven months. If for any reason a person ceases to be a member of the corporation during the term for which the person was nominated, the nominator of such person as a member shall, by written notice to the secretary, nominate a replacement member to fill the vacancy. If the nominator of such person as a member does not nominate a replacement member within ninety days of the start of such vacancy, the board by resolution shall appoint a person to fill the vacancy as a member for the remainder of the unexpired term.
|1.||MEMBER (PART-TIME)||ROBERT MESSERVEY||
16-Jan-2018 - 15-Jan-2020