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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 Commission of Ontario Act, 2019 (opens a new window)
Function

The Commission is responsible for the administration of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Act, 2019; the Liquor Licence Act, 2019; the Gaming Control Act, 1992; the Horse Racing Licence Act, 2015; the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018; and the Charity Lottery Licensing Order in Council 1413/08. The AGCO is also responsible for executing assigned statutory duties and overseeing 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-2020 - 05-Jun-2024
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) HEIDI REINHART
16-Sep-2021 - 15-Sep-2023
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) PAUL STOYAN
29-Jul-2021 - 28-Jul-2023
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) DOUGLAS MCLARTY
20-Feb-2022 - 19-Feb-2024
ottawa
5. Member (Part-Time) DAVE FORESTELL
20-Jun-2020 - 19-Jun-2024
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) CARA VACCARINO
14-Feb-2022 - 13-Feb-2025
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) NEIL DESAI
17-Sep-2022 - 16-Sep-2025
toronto