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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)
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 (Part-Time) JEANIE THEOHARIS
20-Nov-2020 - 19-Nov-2022
mississauga
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) PATRICIA EILEEN MCQUAID
30-Nov-2016 - 22-Nov-2021
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) MAUREEN HELT
09-Jan-2020 - 13-Dec-2021
toronto
4. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) D. STEPHEN JOVANOVIC
09-Jan-2020 - 10-Jan-2022
windsor
5. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) KAREN RESTOULE
19-Dec-2019 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation
6. Member (Part-Time) MARISA VICTOR
31-Oct-2018 - 30-Oct-2021
ottawa
7. Member (Part-Time) HELEN BURGESS
06-Nov-2019 - 05-Nov-2021
windsor
8. Member (Part-Time) PRISCILLA REEVE
06-Nov-2019 - 05-Nov-2021
east garafraxa
9. Member (Part-Time) SUSAN CLARKE
06-Nov-2019 - 05-Nov-2021
thornhill
10. Member (Part-Time) HARRIET LEWIS
01-Jan-2020 - 08-May-2022
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) ANITA GOELA
06-Nov-2019 - 12-Sep-2022
etobicoke
12. Member (Part-Time) JOANNE FOOT
13-Sep-2019 - 12-Sep-2022
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) JENNIFER FRIEDLAND
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2022
toronto
14. Member (Part-Time) MELODY MALEKI-YAZDI
18-Jan-2020 - 17-Jan-2023
toronto
15. Member (Part-Time) STEPHANIE KEPMAN
24-Jan-2020 - 23-Jan-2023
toronto
16. Member (Part-Time) JESSE BOYCE
21-Feb-2020 - 20-Feb-2023
toronto
17. Member (Part-Time) LYNDRA GRIFFITH
21-Feb-2020 - 20-Feb-2023
ottawa
18. Member (Part-Time) MATTHEW LETOURNEAU
28-Feb-2020 - 27-Feb-2023
ottawa
19. Member (Part-Time) THERESA MCGEE
28-Feb-2020 - 27-Feb-2023
scarborough
20. Member (Part-Time) LINDSAY LAKE
18-Apr-2020 - 17-Apr-2023
thorndale
21. Member (Part-Time) POEME MANIGAT
28-Mar-2021 - 27-Mar-2024
mississauga
22. Member (Part-Time) RAYMOND RAMDAYAL
08-Sep-2020 - 07-Sep-2025
brampton
23. Member (Part-Time) SANTINA MOCCIO
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2026
ancaster (hamilton)
24. Member (Part-Time)
25. Member (Part-Time)
26. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2020 - 01-Dec-2022
oakville
27. Alternate Executive Chair (Full-Time) KAREN RESTOULE
17-Mar-2020 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation