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Ontario Public Service Pension Board (Ontario Pension Board)

Ministry
Treasury Board Secretariat
URL
www.opb.ca
Address
200 KING STREET WEST, SUITE 2200
TORONTO
M5H3X6
Phone
(416) 364-8558; 1-800-668-6203
Fax
(416) 364-7578
Background
PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION ACT, S.O. 1989, C. 73, SCHEDULE 1, S.S. 29-30(UNCONSOLIDATED)
PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION ACT, RSO 1990; C. P.48, S. 5; O.C.2898/91; O.C.1448/95; O.C. 310/2003 (opens a new window)
Function

The board is responsible for the administration of the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP), the investment of the Public Service Pension Fund and the adjudication of the plan.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints at least four members, at least one of whom is representative of plan members who are also members of a bargaining agent with whom the employer has a collective agreement. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may designate a chair and one or more vice-chairs from among the members. If the Lieutenant Governor in Council does not designate a chair or a vice-chair within one month after the position becomes vacant, the board may elect a chair and one or more vice-chairs from among the members.

Term

A board member serves for a term not exceeding three years and is eligible for reappointment. A member elected as chair or vice-chair sits for a term concurrent with the term of his or her appointment as a member of the board.

Meetings
The full board meets six or seven times a year. Members may also serve on committees which sit six or seven times a year.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule B of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) GERALDINE MARKVOORT
02-Feb-2020 - 01-Feb-2023
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) PATRICIA CROFT
30-May-2019 - 29-May-2022
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) ELANA HAGI
17-Jan-2019 - 16-Jan-2022
thornhill
4. Member (Part-Time) LYNNE CLARK
22-Jun-2019 - 21-Jun-2022
north york
5. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL BRISCOE
31-Oct-2019 - 30-Oct-2022
orillia
6. Member (Part-Time) DAVID BULMER
16-Nov-2019 - 15-Nov-2022
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) SUZANN (SUSAN) PENNINGTON
25-Jun-2020 - 24-Jun-2023
oakville
8. Member (Part-Time) EARL DUMITRU
09-Jul-2020 - 08-Jul-2023
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time) ROB RITCHIE
16-Jul-2020 - 15-Jul-2023
london
10. Member (Part-Time)