Heritage Places Advisory Board

The Heritage Places Advisory Board is responsible for the preservation and protection of heritage buildings and sites across PEI.

What is the function of the board?

The Board shall advise and assist the Minister on all matters relating to the protection of heritage places and, in particular:

  • (a) the development of heritage objectives and policies, including official plans;
  • (b) the recommendation of criteria for eligibility for inclusion in the register of heritage places;
  • (c) the identification, adoption and assessment of specific initiatives;
  • (d) the promotion of understanding and appreciation of heritage places;
  • (e) the creation and use of mechanisms to ensure that the views of the public in respect of heritage conservation matters are secured and that the participation of the public is enhanced.

Primary Role:  Non-adjudicative

Material Role:  Advisory

How many people are on the board?

The Board shall be comprised of not more than five persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

What are the requirements of board members?

Skills Required - Mediation skills

What are the nomination requirements?

Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.

Will I get paid?

Chair - $113/diem and Members - $73/diem

What is the time commitment of the board?

Meetings do not occur frequently.

Heritage Places Advisory Board - Members
Name County Term Stat Term End
Jock Beck, Chair Kings County Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2025
Scott Smith Prince County Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2025
Paula Kenny Queens County Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2025
Carter Jeffery Queens County Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2025
Michael O'Grady Queens County Jul 30, 2020 July 30, 2023

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.

Who can I contact about this board?

Charlotte Stewart
Heritage Officer
(902) 368-5940


Published date: 
September 15, 2022
Executive Council Office

General Inquiries

Executive Council Office
5th Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

General Inquiries:
Phone: 902-368-4502
Fax: 902-368-6118


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