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Animal Care Review Board (Tribunals Ontario)

Ministry
Attorney General
URL
http://tribunalsontario.ca/acrb/
Address
Box 250
TORONTO
M7A1N3
Phone
416-327-6500
Fax
416-314-4270
Background
Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019 (opens a new window)
Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 33, Sched. 5, s. 15; O. Reg. 126/10 (opens a new window)
Function

The board is a quasi-judicial tribunal that hears appeals from individuals from whom animals have been seized or to whom orders have been issued under the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019. The Animal Care Review Board is designated as part of an adjudicative tribunal cluster by regulation made under the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints at least three members and may designate one of the members as chair and another as vice-chair. In accordance with the governance structure of the clusters, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may appoint: an executive chair to be responsible for all of the adjudicative tribunals included in a cluster; an associate chair for each adjudicative tribunal that is included in a cluster; one or more of the associate chairs as alternate executive chairs of the cluster; one or more vice-chairs for each adjudicative tribunal that is included in a cluster. The executive chair and each alternate executive chair must also be members of each of the adjudicative tribunals in the cluster, and the associate chair and each vice-chair must also be members of the tribunal to which they are appointed as associate chair and vice-chair.

Term

There is no limit in legislation.

Meetings
As required.
Remuneration

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

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Associate Chair (Full-Time) JEANIE THEOHARIS
27-May-2021 - 26-May-2023
mississauga
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) MAUREEN HELT
09-Jan-2020 - 13-Dec-2021
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) KAREN RESTOULE
19-Dec-2019 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation
4. Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
5. Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
6. Member (Part-Time) HARRIET LEWIS
01-Jan-2020 - 08-May-2022
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) ANITA GOELA
06-Nov-2019 - 12-Sep-2022
etobicoke
8. Member (Part-Time) JOANNE FOOT
13-Sep-2019 - 12-Sep-2022
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time) JENNIFER FRIEDLAND
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2022
toronto
10. Member (Part-Time) MELODY MALEKI-YAZDI
18-Jan-2020 - 17-Jan-2023
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) STEPHANIE KEPMAN
24-Jan-2020 - 23-Jan-2023
ottawa
12. Member (Part-Time) JESSE BOYCE
21-Feb-2020 - 20-Feb-2023
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) LYNDRA GRIFFITH
21-Feb-2020 - 20-Feb-2023
ottawa
14. Member (Part-Time) MATTHEW LETOURNEAU
28-Feb-2020 - 27-Feb-2023
ottawa
15. Member (Part-Time) THERESA MCGEE
28-Feb-2020 - 27-Feb-2023
scarborough
16. Member (Part-Time) LINDSAY LAKE
18-Apr-2020 - 17-Apr-2023
thorndale
17. Member (Part-Time) POEME MANIGAT
28-Mar-2021 - 27-Mar-2024
mississauga
18. Member (Part-Time) SUSAN CLARKE
06-Nov-2021 - 20-Oct-2024
thornhill
19. Member (Part-Time) RAYMOND RAMDAYAL
08-Sep-2020 - 07-Sep-2025
brampton
20. Member (Part-Time) SANTINA MOCCIO
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2026
ancaster (hamilton)
21. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2020 - 01-Dec-2022
oakville
22. Alternate Executive Chair (Full-Time) KAREN RESTOULE
17-Mar-2020 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation