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Niagara Parks Commission

Ministry
Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
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
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) BETTY DISERO
28-Nov-2019 - 30-Nov-2020
niagara-on-the-lake
4. Member (Part-Time) JIM DIODATI
28-Nov-2019 - 30-Nov-2020
niagara falls
5. Member (Part-Time) VINCENT KERRIO
28-Nov-2019 - 30-Nov-2020
niagara falls
6. Member (Part-Time) WAYNE REDEKOP
28-Nov-2019 - 30-Nov-2020
fort erie
7. Member (Part-Time) SYLVIE CHARTRAND-RAFI
21-Mar-2018 - 20-Mar-2021
queenston
8. Member (Part-Time) GRAHAM COVENEY
28-Feb-2019 - 27-Feb-2022
st. catharines
9. Member (Part-Time) NATASHA DICIENZO
02-May-2019 - 01-May-2022
niagara falls
10. Member (Part-Time) LOIS GILES
16-Aug-2019 - 15-Aug-2022
ridgeway
11. Member (Part-Time) JESSICA FRIESEN
16-Apr-2020 - 15-Apr-2023
st. davids
12. Member (Part-Time)