The Commissioners

The Niagara Parks Board of Commissioners is composed of up to twelve individuals who are responsible for making policy decisions, providing guidance to staff and reporting to the provincial government.  The members of the Commission are responsible and accountable to the Government of Ontario, the sole shareholder of the Commission. There are four municipal appointees, representing the Regional Municipality of Niagara,  the Town of Fort Erie, the City of Niagara Falls, and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

The current Commission consists of the following board members:

No. Position Member Name Tenure Remuneration Location
1 Chair (Part-time) Thomson, Janice Jun 15, 2010 – Nov 15, 2015 $225 per diem Niagara-on-the-Lake
2 Vice-Chair (Part-time) Andrew, Joan Dec 5, 2012 – May 1, 2015 $175 per diem Toronto
3 Member (Part-time) Andrew, Joan May 2, 2012 – May 1, 2015 Nil Toronto
4 Member (Part-time) Detenbeck, James Aug 1, 2012 – Jul 31, 2015 $135 per diem Toronto
5 Member (Part-Time) Pond, Kerry Mar 1, 2012 – Aug 12, 2015 OPS Employee Toronto
6 Member (Part-Time) Darte, Pat Feb 25, 2015 – Nov 30, 2015 $135 per diem Niagara-on-the-Lake
7 Member (Part-Time) Diodati, Jim Feb 25, 2015 – Nov 30, 2015 $135 per diem Niagara Falls
8 Member (Part-Time) Kerrio, Vincent Apr 18, 2007 – Nov 30, 2015 $135 per diem Niagara Falls
9 Member (Part-Time) Redekop, Wayne Feb 25, 2015 – Nov 30, 2015 $135 per diem Fort Erie
10 Member (Part-Time) Giles, Lois Anne Jun 20, 2012 – Jul 19, 2016 $135 per diem Niagara-on-the-Lake
11 Member (Part-Time) Nielsen-Jones, Ian Jun 20, 2012 – Jul 19, 2016 $135 per diem Niagara-on-the-Lake
12 Member (Part-Time) West, Virginia M. Nov 29, 2010 – Nov 30, 2016 $135 per diem Toronto
13 Member (Part-Time) Goodale, Michael Feb 12, 2014 – Feb 11, 2017 $135 per diem Grimsby