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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, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (opens a new window)
Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009 (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. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) CATHERINE BICKLEY
18-Jan-2022 - 17-Jan-2025
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) SARA MINTZ
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2022
toronto
3. Member (Full-Time) DANIEL MCSWEENEY
06-Jun-2021 - 05-Jun-2024
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) T. MICHELE O'CONNOR
10-Dec-2021 - 09-Dec-2022
toronto
5. Member (Part-Time) SILVIA NOVAK
08-Jan-2020 - 07-Jan-2023
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) CAROLINE SAND
26-Aug-2021 - 24-Mar-2023
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) EVA NICHOLS
13-Sep-2019 - 12-Sep-2023
scarborough
8. Member (Part-Time) MALCOLM MACFARLANE
14-Oct-2021 - 13-Oct-2023
grimsby
9. Member (Part-Time) KATHRYN RIPPEY
04-Nov-2021 - 03-Nov-2023
orillia
10. Member (Part-Time) IVANA VACCARO
07-Apr-2022 - 01-Dec-2023
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) LOUISE CHARETTE
14-Apr-2022 - 05-Jan-2024
l`orignal
12. Member (Part-Time) JULIA FOGARTY
14-Apr-2022 - 16-Feb-2024
hamilton
13. Member (Part-Time) PIERRE R. LAVIGNE
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
ottawa
14. Member (Part-Time) STEPHANIE KEPMAN
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
ottawa
15. Member (Part-Time) TAMARA JORDAN
21-Oct-2021 - 20-Oct-2024
toronto
16. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2020 - 01-Dec-2022
oakville