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Portable Benefits Advisory Committee

Ministry
Labour, Training and Skills Development
Address
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, 14th Floor, 400 University Avenue
Toronto
M7A1T7
Background
OC 193/2022 (opens a new window)
OC 194/2022 (opens a new window)
Function

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

Membership

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

Qualifications

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.

Term

Members shall be appointed at pleasure for terms not exceeding 18 months.

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

The Chair shall be remunerated at the rate of $723 per day, up to a maximum of 236 days.   The other members shall be remunerated at the rate of $500 per day, up to a maximum of 216 days. 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
24-Mar-2022 - 02-Aug-2023
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) ALLAN SHAPIRA
24-Mar-2022 - 02-Aug-2023
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) BRADLEY NICPON
24-Mar-2022 - 02-Aug-2023
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) MARLAYNA PERRONE
24-Mar-2022 - 02-Aug-2023
mississauga
5. Member (Part-Time) SUNIL JOHAL
24-Mar-2022 - 02-Aug-2023
ancaster