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Child And Family Services Review Board (Tribunals Ontario)

Ministry
Attorney General
URL
http://tribunalsontario.ca/cfsrb/
Address
655 Bay Street, 14th Floor
TORONTO
M7A2A3
Phone
416-327-0111
Fax
416-327-0558
Background
Child and Family Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.11, Part IX, ss. 207(1); R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 70, Part IX, s. 67 (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 Child and Family Services Review Board has jurisdiction under the Child and Family Services Act and the Education Act to hear applications and appeals of matters affecting children, youth and families. These include: emergency secure treatment admissions; school expulsions; adoption refusals; inter-country adoption denials or restrictions; removals of Crown wards from long term foster care placements: and complaints about children's aid societies. The Child and Family Services 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

Members of the Child and Family Services Review Board are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The maximum number of members is prescribed by regulation. All members are cross-appointed to the Custody Review Board and some are cross-appointed to other tribunals within Social Justice Tribunals Ontario.

Term

Members are appointed for a term specified by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

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) KAREN RESTOULE
30-Jul-2020 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation
2. Associate Chair (Part-Time)
3. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) CATHERINE BICKLEY
18-Jan-2020 - 17-Jan-2022
toronto
4. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) MAUREEN HELT
14-Dec-2019 - 13-Dec-2021
toronto
5. Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
6. Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
7. Member (Full-Time) DANIEL MCSWEENEY
06-Jun-2021 - 05-Jun-2024
toronto
8. Member (Full-Time)
9. Member (Part-Time) JOHN F. SPEKKENS
10-Dec-2020 - 09-Dec-2021
toronto
10. Member (Part-Time) T. MICHELE O'CONNOR
10-Dec-2020 - 09-Dec-2021
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) SILVIA NOVAK
08-Jan-2020 - 07-Jan-2023
toronto
12. Member (Part-Time) GABRIELLE POP-LAZIC Resigned
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) CAROLINE SAND
26-Aug-2021 - 24-Mar-2023
toronto
14. Member (Part-Time) EVA NICHOLS
13-Sep-2019 - 12-Sep-2023
scarborough
15. Member (Part-Time) MALCOLM MACFARLANE
14-Oct-2021 - 13-Oct-2023
grimsby
16. Member (Part-Time) YUKIMI HENRY Resigned
14-Oct-2021 - 13-Oct-2023
toronto
17. Member (Part-Time) KATHRYN RIPPEY
04-Nov-2021 - 03-Nov-2023
orillia
18. Member (Part-Time) SARA MINTZ
09-May-2021 - 08-May-2024
toronto
19. Member (Part-Time) TAMARA JORDAN
21-Oct-2021 - 20-Oct-2024
toronto
20. Member (Part-Time)
21. Member (Part-Time)
22. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2020 - 01-Dec-2022
oakville
23. Alternate Executive Chair (Full-Time) KAREN RESTOULE
17-Mar-2020 - 04-Apr-2022
dokis first nation