Order of PEI Advisory Council

The object of the Order of Prince Edward Island is to recognize individual excellence, achievement and outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of PEI and its residents.

What is the function of the council?

The council shall:

  • (a) meet at least annually;
  • (b) receive and consider nominations for the Order;
  • (c) once in a calendar year submit to the President of the Executive Council the names of not more than three persons considered by the council to be worthy of being invested with the Order; and
  • (d) advise the Lieutenant Governor in Council on any other matters respecting the Order that, in the opinion of the council, should be brought to the attention of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Primary Role:  Adjudicative

Material Role:  Advisory

How many people are on the council?

The Council is composed of nine members as follows:

  • (a) the Chief Justice of PEI;
  • (b) the President of the University of Prince Edward Island;
  • (c) the Clerk of Executive Council;
  • (d) two residents of each county in the province appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

What are the nomination requirements?

Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint six of the members to represent the public and each county.

Will I get paid?

There is no remuneration.

What is the time commitment of the council?

At least one meeting per year, plus Order of PEI Ceremony

The members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council shall be members for a term not exceeding three years. Members of the council appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council are eligible for reappointment for not more than one further term.

Order of PEI Advisory Council - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
Gerard Greenan, Chair Prince County May 2, 2017 May 2, 2020
Doug LeBlanc Prince County Feb 4, 2015 Feb 4, 2018
Brian Annear Kings County May 13, 2014 May 13, 2017
Debbie Buchanan Queens County May 2, 2017 May 2, 2020
Jackie MacKay Kings County Jul 8, 2015 Jul 8, 2018
Dianne Porter Queens County May 2, 2017 May 2, 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.  

 

Published date: 
May 11, 2017
Executive Council

General Inquiries

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

Phone: (902) 368-4501
Fax: (902) 368-4416

bmbeazley@gov.pe.ca

Visit Engage PEI to learn more about serving as a member of an agency, board or commission (ABC).

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