Farm Practices Review Board
Responsible for responding to written complaints about farming practices, determining normal farm practices, designating codes of practice, and reviewing any proposed enactment, policy or undertaking that may adversely affect an agricultural operation.
What is the function of the board?
Primary Role: Adjudicative
Material Role: Strategic Development
How many people are on the board?
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint a Farm Practices Review Board consisting of:
- three members who are not farmers (one of whom is designated vice-chairperson); and
- six members recommended by farm organizations in the province (one of who is designated chairperson).
What are the requirements of board members?
Work & Experience Requirements
Knowledge and familiarity about agriculture practice and issues.
Mediation and tribunal skills required
What are the nomination requirements?
Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.
Will I get paid?
Chair - $200/diem and Members - $142/diem.
What is the time commitment of the board?
Annual meeting, training sessions and meetings as required
The members of the board may be appointed to hold office for a term not exceeding three years and may be re-appointed.
|Name||County||Term Start||Term End|
|Ronald MacWilliams||Prince County||Jul 23, 2016||Jul 23, 2019|
|Dan MacKinnon||Kings County||Apr 19, 2016||Apr 19, 2019|
|Judy Shaw||Queens County||Apr 19, 2016||Apr 19, 2019|
|John Bysterveldt||Queens County||Apr 19, 2016||Apr 19, 2019|
|Edwin McKie||Kings County||Jul 23, 2016||Jul 23, 2019|
|Elwin Wyand||Prince County||Jul 23, 2016||Jul 23, 2019|
|Barry Green||Prince County||Jul 23, 2016||Jul 23, 2019|
|Kevin Simmons||Prince County||Jul 23, 2016||Jul 23, 2019|
|Helga Miehle||Queens County||Jan 17, 2017||Jan 17, 2020|
How can I apply?
If you would like to serve as a member of a provincial government agency, board, or commission (ABC) you can apply online through Engage PEI.
For further information about this committee, contact:
Dr. Les Halliday
Beef Development Officer
Agriculture Information Officer