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Royal Ontario Museum

Ministry
Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
URL
www.rom.on.ca
Address
100 QUEEN'S PARK
TORONTO
M5S2C6
Phone
(416) 586-5549
Background
Royal Ontario Museum Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. R.35, ss. 2(1) (opens a new window)
Function

The mandate of the Museum is to collect and exhibit objects, documents and books so that the public may learn about the natural history of Ontario, Canada, the world and the history of man throughout the ages. The Museum promotes education, teaching, research and publication in all fields related to its mandate.

Membership

The affairs of the Museum are managed and controlled by a board of trustees, consisting of twenty-one trustees. The chair of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, the president of the University of Toronto, and the director of the Museum are ex officio members. Of the remaining eighteen trustees, fifteen are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and three are elected by the members of the Museum. One of the members of the board is appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council to be its chair. The board may appoint one of the members as vice-chair.

Term

Trustees hold office for a term of three years. When an unexpected vacancy occurs, a new trustee is appointed for the remainder of the unexpired term. Trustees are eligible for reappointment for one additional term and may again be eligible for appointment one year after the expiry date of the second term.

Meetings
The board meets quarterly at the museum. The board does not meet in July.
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) STEPHEN BOWMAN
09-Jan-2020 - 08-Jan-2023
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) RAQUEL DE MEDEIROS
31-Dec-2018 - 30-Dec-2021
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) KEVIN GAUDET
17-Jan-2019 - 16-Jan-2022
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) JACLYN SEIDMAN
14-Feb-2019 - 13-Feb-2022
toronto
5. Member (Part-Time) RICHARD LONGTIN
11-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2022
thunder bay
6. Member (Part-Time) BIANCA ROTH
20-Jun-2019 - 19-Jun-2022
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) KAREN TAM
12-Dec-2019 - 11-Dec-2022
toronto
8. Member (Part-Time) RITA SHELTON DEVERELL
27-Feb-2020 - 26-Feb-2023
coldwater
9. Member (Part-Time) LOUISE MOORE
12-Mar-2020 - 11-Mar-2023
port hope
10. Member (Part-Time) IAN MADELL
27-Apr-2020 - 26-Apr-2023
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL COATES
28-May-2020 - 27-May-2023
toronto
12. Member (Part-Time) ALAN SMITH
02-Jul-2020 - 01-Jul-2023
pickering
13. Member (Part-Time) JENNIFER BELL
23-Jul-2020 - 22-Jul-2023
toronto
14. Member (Part-Time) NEERA CHOPRA
20-Aug-2020 - 19-Aug-2023
toronto
15. Member (Part-Time) STACEY JACK
11-Feb-2021 - 10-Feb-2024
fort frances