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(as on: Tuesday, March 28, 2017)
Ministry:  TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT
Agency:  NIAGARA PARKS COMMISSION
Agency URL:  www.niagaraparks.com
Address:  Oak Hall Administration Office P.O. Box 150 7400 Portage Road South Niagara Falls ON L2E 6T2
Tel.:  (905) 356-2241; 1-877-642-7275
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Background:  NIAGARA PARKS ACT, RSO 1990, C. N.3, S. 3
Period:  N/A - N/A
Type:  OPE

Prerogative:  Mandatory Legislation; Minister's OIC

Function:  The commission maintains, preserves and enhances the beauty and surroundings of the Horseshoe Falls and the Niagara River from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake for the enjoyment of current and future visitors while maintaining financial independence.

Membership:  The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints between ten and twelve members of whom four are appointed on the specific recommendation of the councils of the a) Regional Municipality of Niagara, b) the Town of Fort Erie, c) the City of Niagara Falls and d) the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may designate a member as chair and a member as vice-chair.

Term:  A vacancy may be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Meetings:  The commission is scheduled to meet every other month.

ONTARIO GOVERNMENT APPOINTEES
No.   POSITION      MEMBER NAME       TENURE     REMUNERATION    LOCATION  
1.CHAIR (PART-TIME)THOMSON, JANICE15-Jun-2010 - 15-Nov-2018$250 PER DIEMNIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
2.VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME)ANDREW, JOAN02-May-2012 - 02-Jun-2018$175 PER DIEMTORONTO
3.MEMBER (PART-TIME)WEST, VIRGINIA M.29-Nov-2010 - 30-Nov-2016$135 PER DIEMTORONTO
4.MEMBER (PART-TIME)GOODALE, MICHAEL12-Feb-2014 - 11-Feb-2017$135 PER DIEMGRIMSBY
5.MEMBER (PART-TIME)DARTE, PAT25-Feb-2015 - 30-Nov-2017$135 PER DIEMNIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
6.MEMBER (PART-TIME)DIODATI, JIM25-Feb-2015 - 30-Nov-2017$135 PER DIEMNIAGARA FALLS
7.MEMBER (PART-TIME)KERRIO, VINCENT18-Apr-2007 - 30-Nov-2017$135 PER DIEMNIAGARA FALLS
8.MEMBER (PART-TIME)REDEKOP, WAYNE25-Feb-2015 - 30-Nov-2017$135 PER DIEMFORT ERIE
9.MEMBER (PART-TIME)DETENBECK, JAMES01-Aug-2012 - 15-Sep-2018$135 PER DIEMNIAGARA FALLS
10.MEMBER (PART-TIME)POND, KERRY01-Mar-2012 - 15-Sep-2018$135 PER DIEMTORONTO
11.MEMBER (PART-TIME)GILES, LOIS ANNE20-Jun-2012 - 19-Jul-2019$135 PER DIEMRIDGEWAY
12.MEMBER (PART-TIME)NIELSEN-JONES, IAN20-Jun-2012 - 01-Nov-2019$135 PER DIEMANNAN