Provincial Apprenticeship Board
To oversee apprenticeship programs on PEI, and to provide insight towards further regulation of all apprenticeship activities.
What is the function of the board?
The role of this board is to assist the Lieutenant Governor in Council in:
- (a) prescribing the form of apprenticeship agreements, the duties, responsibilities and privileges of parties to apprenticeship agreements;
- (b) prescribing the terms and conditions upon which certificates may be issued, renewed, replaced, suspended or cancelled;
- (c) providing for the issuing of certificates to persons from other provinces;
- (d) prescribing forms of application and fees for examination and the issuing of certificates;
- (e) providing for the payment of allowances to apprentices while they are attending full-time training courses in related technical training in a trade;
- (f) prescribing the conditions of payment and the amount of allowances; and
- (g) prescribing the qualifications and minimum age of persons who may become apprentices in any designated trade.
Primary Role: Non-adjudicative
Material Role: Advisory
How many people are on the board?
The Board shall be composed of:
- (a) three persons representative of employers;
- (b) three persons representative of employees;
- (c) one person representing Holland College;
- (d) one or more members at large; and
- (e) a chairperson.
What are the requirements of board members?
Formal Qualifications: Largely dependent on the position being applied for.
Work & Experience Requirements: Largely dependent on the position being applied for.
Skills Required: Mediation and tribunal skills. An understanding of business and apprenticeship in PEI.
What are the nomination requirements?
Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.
Will I be paid?
Chair - $113/diem and Members - $73/diem
What is the time commitment of the board?
Frequency of meetings regulated by members.
Each member of the Board shall be appointed for a three year term, and members may be reappointed. Where a person has served two consecutive terms that person may not be re-appointed until three years after the expiry of that person's last term of office.
|Name||County||Term Start||Term End|
|Richard Deveau, chairperson||Queens||March 12, 2019||March 12, 2022|
|Patricia Shields, Holland College representative||Queens||March 12, 2019||March 12, 2022|
|Craig Roche||Queens||Dec 19, 2017||Dec 19, 2020|
|Aaron Gallant||Prince||Sep 20, 2016||Sep 20, 2019|
|Nancy Gaudet||Queens||Sep 20, 2016||Sep 20, 2019|
|Charles Small, employee representative||Queens||March 12, 2019||March 12, 2022|
|Duffy Chaisson||Prince||Jun 23, 2015||Jun 23, 2018|
|Kirk Champion||Prince||Jun 23, 2015||Jun 23, 2018|
|Christopher Lea||Queens||Dec 19, 2017||Dec 19, 2020|
|Sharon Ross||Prince||Sep 20, 2016||Sep 20, 2019|
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, you may contact:
Director of Training Programs