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Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunals Ontario)

Ministry
Attorney General
URL
http://tribunalsontario.ca/hrto/
Address
655 BAY ST, 14TH FL,
TORONTO
M7A2A3
Phone
416-645-8080
Fax
416-326-2199
Background
Human Rights Code (opens a new window)
Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009 (opens a new window)
Function

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario exercises jurisdiction under the Human Rights Code to resolve, through mediation or hearing, applications alleging a breach of the Code. The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario 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 Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Some members 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

Advertised Positions

Position Advertisement
Vice-Chair (Full-Time)
Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
Member (Full-Time)
Member (Part-Time)

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) ANTHONY TAMBURRO
08-Sep-2022 - 07-Sep-2024
almonte
2. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) CYNDEE TODGHAM CHERNIAK
29-Sep-2022 - 28-Sep-2024
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) HOLLY GOMES
01-Jun-2023 - 31-May-2025
cambridge
4. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) SYED MUHAMMAD ASLAM DAUD
25-Jun-2022 - 24-Jun-2025
maple
5. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) MARIO SILVA
30-Jul-2022 - 29-Jul-2025
toronto
6. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) KAREN MASON
11-Jan-2024 - 10-Jan-2026
hamilton
7. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) KAREN DAWSON
21-Oct-2023 - 20-Oct-2026
toronto
8. Vice-Chair (Full-Time)
9. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) SARA MINTZ
01-Dec-2022 - 25-Aug-2024
toronto
10. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ROMONA GANANATHAN
01-Jan-2024 - 14-Sep-2024
toronto
11. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) STACEY FERGUSON
24-Dec-2023 - 13-Dec-2024
peterborough
12. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) STEPHANIE ZWICKER SLAVENS
14-Dec-2023 - 13-Dec-2024
toronto
13. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) AIDA GATFIELD
01-Jun-2023 - 31-May-2025
arva
14. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ROBERT PATCHETT
17-Jun-2023 - 16-Jun-2026
ottawa
15. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) LEAH SIMON
16-Sep-2023 - 15-Sep-2026
toronto
16. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) RAFEENA BACCHUS
16-Sep-2023 - 15-Sep-2026
toronto
17. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) LARRY SWARTZ
25-Nov-2023 - 24-Nov-2026
toronto
18. Vice-Chair (Part-Time)
19. Member (Full-Time) KELLY BARKER
20-Oct-2022 - 19-Oct-2024
hamilton
20. Member (Full-Time) WILL MCNAIR
01-Jun-2023 - 31-May-2025
ottawa
21. Member (Full-Time) DAVID LANGLOIS
15-Jun-2023 - 14-Jun-2025
stratford
22. Member (Full-Time) JOSEPH TASCONA
08-Oct-2022 - 07-Oct-2025
barrie
23. Member (Full-Time) CAROLINE SAND
25-Mar-2023 - 24-Mar-2026
toronto
24. Member (Full-Time) DENISE GHANAM
21-Oct-2023 - 20-Oct-2026
belle river
25. Member (Full-Time) AMANDA CONNOLLEY
25-Nov-2023 - 24-Nov-2026
ottawa
26. Member (Full-Time) LAVINIA INBAR
25-Nov-2023 - 24-Nov-2026
castleton
27. Member (Full-Time)
28. Member (Part-Time) RICHARD FLOYD
14-Dec-2023 - N/A
belleville
29. Member (Part-Time) THOMAS ELLIOT
08-Sep-2022 - 07-Sep-2024
toronto
30. Member (Part-Time) JOELLE MALETTE
29-Sep-2022 - 28-Sep-2024
timmins
31. Member (Part-Time) CARLY STRINGER
24-Nov-2022 - 23-Nov-2024
porcupine
32. Member (Part-Time) FRANÇOIS HENRIE
22-Feb-2024 - 21-Feb-2025
ottawa
33. Member (Part-Time) GILA HELLER
22-Feb-2024 - 21-Feb-2025
toronto
34. Member (Part-Time) MBUSO NKOSI
22-Feb-2024 - 21-Feb-2025
toronto
35. Member (Part-Time) SALLY ASHTON
07-Mar-2024 - 06-Mar-2025
huntsville
36. Member (Part-Time) MERYL GARY
14-Apr-2024 - 13-Apr-2025
toronto
37. Member (Part-Time) STEVE SCHENKE
14-Apr-2024 - 13-Apr-2025
london
38. Member (Part-Time) FIONA KEITH
01-Jun-2023 - 31-May-2025
ottawa
39. Member (Part-Time) GULZAR LADHANI
22-Jun-2023 - 21-Jun-2025
oakville
40. Member (Part-Time) JAIME SEIDNER
22-Jun-2023 - 21-Jun-2025
oakville
41. Member (Part-Time) JAMES RHODES
13-Jul-2023 - 12-Jul-2025
kitchener
42. Member (Part-Time) SIMON DANN
01-Oct-2022 - 30-Sep-2025
toronto
43. Member (Part-Time) MARINUS LAMERS
08-Oct-2022 - 07-Oct-2025
london
44. Member (Part-Time) JENNIFER HARNUM
08-Dec-2023 - 07-Dec-2025
ottawa
45. Member (Part-Time) HANIYA SHEIKH
01-Feb-2024 - 01-Sep-2026
north york
46. Member (Part-Time) ROBERT GABOR
16-Sep-2023 - 15-Sep-2026
toronto
47. Member (Part-Time) MARY MACNEILL
29-Sep-2023 - 28-Sep-2026
toronto
48. Member (Part-Time) ANN MARIE YANTZ
14-Oct-2023 - 13-Oct-2026
kitchener
49. Member (Part-Time) NINDER THIND
29-Feb-2024 - 24-Nov-2026
mississauga
50. Member (Part-Time) ROBERT CIRIELLO
25-Nov-2023 - 24-Nov-2026
hamilton
51. Member (Part-Time) IVANA VACCARO
02-Dec-2023 - 01-Dec-2026
toronto
52. Member (Part-Time) MATTHEW LETOURNEAU
07-Apr-2024 - 06-Apr-2027
ottawa
53. Member (Part-Time) PATRICIA MULDOWNEY-BROOKS
25-Nov-2023 - 24-Nov-2027
winona
54. Member (Part-Time) ELISABETH CAMPIN
21-Mar-2023 - 20-Mar-2028
markham
55. Member (Part-Time)
56. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2022 - 01-Dec-2025
oakville
57. Alternate Executive Chair (Full-Time) SARA MINTZ
01-Dec-2022 - 25-Aug-2024
toronto