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ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

Ministry
TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT
URL
www.rom.on.ca
Address
100 QUEEN'S PARK
TORONTO
M5S2C6
Phone
(416) 586-5549
Fax
Background
Royal Ontario Museum Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. R.35, ss. 2(1)
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) MARTHA DURDIN
14-Sep-2016 - 13-Sep-2019
TORONTO
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KEVIN MORRIS
28-Aug-2016 - 27-Aug-2019
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) RAY SHARMA
26-Oct-2016 - 25-Oct-2019
TORONTO
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) RITA SHELTON DEVERELL
11-Jan-2017 - 10-Jan-2020
COLDWATER
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DEANNA HORTON
02-Feb-2017 - 01-Feb-2020
TORONTO
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ALICIA DUBOIS
26-Apr-2017 - 25-Apr-2020
TORONTO
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) IAN MADELL
26-Apr-2017 - 25-Apr-2020
TORONTO
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) FRANCIS CHOU
31-May-2017 - 30-May-2020
SCARBOROUGH
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) NEERA CHOPRA
28-Jun-2017 - 27-Jun-2020
TORONTO
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME) MAUREEN JENSEN
17-Aug-2017 - 16-Aug-2020
TORONTO
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME) RAQUEL DE MEDEIROS
31-Dec-2018 - 30-Dec-2021
TORONTO
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KEVIN GAUDET
17-Jan-2019 - 16-Jan-2022
TORONTO
13. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JACLYN SEIDMAN
14-Feb-2019 - 13-Feb-2022
TORONTO
14. MEMBER (PART-TIME) RICHARD LONGTIN
11-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2022
TORONTO
15. MEMBER (PART-TIME)