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Portable Benefits Advisory Committee

Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
400 University Avenue, 14th Floor
OC 193/2022; OC 1247/2023 (opens a new window)
OC 194/2022; OC 1248/2023 (opens a new window)

The Committee will advise the Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development on the viability, design and implementation of a portable benefits strategy in Ontario.


The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint up to five members and  designate one member as Chair.


Members of PBAC will possess specialized expertise, including but not limited to the structure and administration of benefit and pension plans, financial issues more broadly, and/or workplace issues.  
General qualifications the members will possess include demonstrated experience in making complex decisions and working in multi-disciplinary and collaborative environments, interpreting legislative and regulatory frameworks or policies, and demonstrated analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, and writing skills. They will possess strong knowledge, expertise and reputation within their respective area and have experience in facilitating consultations and engagement with a diverse and highly complex group of stakeholders. They will also need to possess experience in writing reports and recommendations to inform program and policy development.


Members shall be appointed at pleasure for terms not exceeding 18 months and  be reappointed at pleasure for terms not exceeding 12 months for the extended period.  

Regular meetings between the Committee and ministry will be held to monitor progress.

The Chair shall be remunerated at the rate of $723 per day, up to a maximum of 236 days, and a maximum of 190 days for the extended period.  The other members shall be remunerated at the rate of $500 per day, up to a maximum of 216 days, and a maximum of 160 days for the extended period. Appointees are eligible to be reimbursed for work-related expenses in accordance with the Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Directive and any other TB/MBC directives.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) SUSAN MCARTHUR
23-Aug-2023 - 22-Aug-2024
2. Member (Part-Time) ALLAN SHAPIRA
23-Aug-2023 - 22-Aug-2024
3. Member (Part-Time) BRADLEY NICPON
23-Aug-2023 - 22-Aug-2024
4. Member (Part-Time) MARLAYNA PERRONE
23-Aug-2023 - 22-Aug-2024
5. Member (Part-Time) SUNIL JOHAL
23-Aug-2023 - 22-Aug-2024