Agricultural Insurance Corporation

Responsible for providing insurance schemes for agricultural crops and to advise the Minister on policy regarding agricultural business risk management programs.

What is the function of the organization?

Advice regarding Production Insurance Policy, review of claims to be paid, reinsurance plans, mediation requirements.

Primary Role:  Adjudicative

Material Role:

  • Strategic Development
  • Advisory
  • Managerial/Oversight

How many people are on the organization?

The Board shall consist of not fewer than seven members and not more than 13 members. The members shall be appointed by the Minister, and shall be:

  • (a) one representative of the Department of Agriculture;
  • (b) one representative of the Department of the Provincial Treasury; and
  • (c) not fewer than five or more than eleven representatives of the private sector.

What are the requirements of organization members?

Work & Experience Requirements
Understanding of agricultural practices and agricultural economics

Skills Required
Mediation, Regulatory, and Agriculture Policy

What are the nomination requirements?

Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Minister shall appoint all members.

Traditional Nomination Requirements
Department provides names to Executive Council. Recommendations are based on commodity and geographical diversity.

Will I get paid?

Chair - $200/diem and Members - $142/diem.

What is the time commitment of the organization?

Monthly meetings.

The term of office of a member of the Board is three years and a member is eligible for re-appointment.

Agricultural Insurance Corporation - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
Fred Dollar Queens County Nov 10, 2020 Nov 10, 2023
Beverley Boulter Prince County Nov 22, 2019 Nov 22, 2022
Mary Gillis Prince County Nov 10, 2020 Nov 10, 2023
Clayton Bulpitt Kings  County Sep 20, 2019 Sep 20, 2022
Don Godfrey Queens County Nov 10, 2020 Nov 10, 2023
Amanda Drake Queens County Jul 20, 2020 Jul 20, 2023
Glen Ellis Prince County Jan 22, 2019 Jan 22, 2022
Mark MacEwen Prince County Nov 10, 2020 Nov 10, 2023
Elizabeth Maynard - Chair Prince County Nov 22, 2019 Nov 22, 2022
Mary Kinsman   Mar 11, 2014 at pleasure
Patricia Cameron-McDonald   October 2, 2018 at pleasure


How can I apply?            

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For further information about this committee, you may contact:

Lesa MacDonald
​Director, Farm Business Risk Management



Published date: 
March 8, 2021
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Executive Council Office
5th Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

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