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ALCOHOL AND GAMING COMMISSION OF ONTARIO

Ministry
ATTORNEY GENERAL
URL
www.agco.ca
Address
90 SHEPPARD AVENUE EAST, SUITE 200
TORONTO
M2N0A4
Phone
(416) 326-8700
Fax
(416) 326-5555
Background
Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 26, ss. 2(1)
Function

The Commission is responsible for the administration of the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, the Liquor Licence Act, the Gaming Control Act, the Horse Racing Licence Act, and the Wine Content and Labelling Act, Charity Lottery Licensing Order in Council 1413/08 and executing assigned statutory duties. The AGCO also oversees the administration of the Horse Racing Appeal Panel.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints all of the members of the Board, of whom there shall be at least five, and designates one of the members as chair, and may designate one or more members as Vice-Chair.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The board meets regularly. A majority of the members constitutes a quorum for meetings of the board and may exercise the powers of the board. The chair presides over the meetings of the board. If the chair is absent or otherwise unavailable to act or if the office of chair is vacant, a vice-chair acts as and has all the powers of the chair.
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) LALIT AGGARWAL
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2020
TORONTO
2. VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME) DAVE FORESTELL
20-Jun-2019 - 19-Jun-2021
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KAM VA PHILIP LEONG
17-Jan-2019 - 16-Jan-2020
OAKVILLE
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ELMER BUCHANAN
22-Jul-2017 - 21-Jul-2020
HAVELOCK
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ERIC ANTHONY CLEAR (TONY) WILLIAMS
22-Jul-2017 - 21-Jul-2020
ALTON