Last Updated: 
2020-09-30

The Alcohol, Cannabis and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996 constitutes the AGCO as a corporation without share capital and requires that it have a Board of Directors of at least five members. Board members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, through Order-in-Council.

The Board is responsible for the overall governance of the AGCO and meets regularly. In exercising its governance functions, the Board sets goals and develops policy and strategic directions for the Commission to fulfill its mandate; this includes working with the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Management on regulatory, governance, and corporate governance activities.

The list below reflects the members of the Board who served during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, including their original appointment dates.

Total per diems of all appointees for 2019–2020: $121,263.76

Member

Title

2019–20 Per Diem Payments

Lalit Aggarwal

Chair

$ 36,793.00

S. Grace Kerr

Former Chair

$ 20,392.96

David Forestell

Vice-Chair

$ 17,629.43

Cara Vaccarino

Member

$ 1,652.00

Douglas McLarty

Member

$ 944.00

Eric Anthony Williams

Member

$ 15,664.16

Elmer Buchanan

Member

$ 16,866.57

Philip Leong

Member

$ 11,321.64

Total

 

$ 121,263.76

S. GRACE KERR

Former Chair (Part-time)

First Appointed to Board

July 2007

Appointed Interim Vice-Chair (Part-time)

June 2013

Appointed Vice-Chair (Part-time)

December 2013

Acting Chair (Part-time)

February 2017

Appointed Chair (Part-time)

May 2017

Term Expired

May 2019

LALIT AGGARWAL

Chair (Part-time)

First Appointed to Board

June 2019

Term Expires

June 2020

 

ELMER BUCHANAN

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

July 2015

Term Expires

July 2020

DAVE FORESTELL

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

December 2018

Term Expires

December 2019

Appointed Vice-Chair (Part-time)

June 2019

Term Expires

June 2020

PHILIP LEONG

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

January 2019

Term Expires

July 2020

 

DOUGLAS MCLARTY

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

February 2020

Term Expires

February 2022

 

CARA VACCARINO

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

February 2020

Term Expires

February 2022

 

ERIC ANTHONY CLEAR (TONY) WILLIAMS

Member (Part-time)

First Appointed

July 2015

Term Expires

July 2020

 

 

 

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