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NIAGARA PARKS COMMISSION

Ministry
TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT
URL
www.niagaraparks.com
Address
OAK HALL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, P.O. BOX 150, 7400 PORTAGE ROAD SOUTH
NIAGARA FALLS
L2E6T2
Phone
(905) 356-2241; 1-877-642-7275
Fax
Background
NIAGARA PARKS ACT, RSO 1990, C. N.3, S. 3
Function
The commission maintains, preserves and enhances the beauty and surroundings of the Horseshoe Falls and the Niagara River from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake for the enjoyment of current and future visitors while maintaining financial independence.
Membership
The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints between ten and twelve members of whom four are appointed on the specific recommendation of the councils of the a) Regional Municipality of Niagara, b) the Town of Fort Erie, c) the City of Niagara Falls and d) the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may designate a member as chair and a member as vice-chair.
Term
A vacancy may be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.
Meetings
The commission is scheduled to meet every other month.
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) SANDIE BELLOWS
17-Jan-2019 - 16-Sep-2021
ST CATHARINES
2. VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME) APRIL JEFFS
31-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2022
PORT COLBORNE
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) LOIS GILES
20-Jul-2016 - 19-Jul-2019
RIDGEWAY
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) IAN NIELSEN-JONES
02-Nov-2016 - 01-Nov-2019
ANNAN
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BETTY DISERO
21-Feb-2019 - 30-Nov-2019
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JIM DIODATI
21-Feb-2019 - 30-Nov-2019
NIAGARA FALLS
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) VINCENT KERRIO
21-Feb-2019 - 30-Nov-2019
NIAGARA FALLS
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) WAYNE REDEKOP
21-Feb-2019 - 30-Nov-2019
FORT ERIE
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ELDON BENNETT
10-May-2017 - 09-May-2020
TORONTO
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME) SYLVIE CHARTRAND-RAFI
21-Mar-2018 - 20-Mar-2021
TORONTO
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME) GRAHAM COVENEY
28-Feb-2019 - 27-Feb-2022
ST. CATHARINES
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME)