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FIRE MARSHAL'S PUBLIC FIRE SAFETY COUNCIL

Ministry
COMMUNITY SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
URL
www.firesafetycouncil.com
Address
25 MORTON SHULMAN AVE
TORONTO
M3M0B1
Phone
647-329-1206
Fax
Background
Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 4, Part XI, ss. 60(1)
Function

The objects of the Council are, to promote fire safety throughout the province; to produce and distribute materials for public education with respect to fire safety; to provide or endorse training, education and fire prevention activities; to facilitate and co-ordinate the public exchange of information and ideas on matters of fire safety; to solicit, receive, manage and distribute money and other property to support the objects described; and to enter into partnerships and agreements with persons or organizations in the private sector or with public bodies or organizations to further the objects described; and to advise the Fire Marshal on matters of fire safety.

Membership

The Council consists of its board of directors and such other persons who are appointed as members by the Fire Marshal. The board of directors manages the affairs of the Council. The board is composed of the Fire Marshal, or if he or she is absent or unable to act, the Deputy Fire Marshal, and at least six directors appointed from among the members by the Minister on the recommendation of the Fire Marshal. The Fire Marshal, or if he or she is absent or unable to act, the Deputy Fire Marshal, is chair of the board. The Fire Marshal designates one or more directors to be vice-chair.
 

Term

A director is appointed for a term not exceeding three years, and may be reappointed for successive terms not exceeding three years each. If a director's position becomes vacant, the Minister may appoint another person to the board for the remainder of his or her term.

Meetings
Minimum two per year.
Remuneration
Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. CHAIR (PART-TIME)
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ERNEST THORNE
05-Feb-2015 - 04-Feb-2018
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME)