Board Members

Who will decide my appeal and what are their qualifications

All Board members are appointed by the Cabinet of the Provincial government.

The Board is lead by the Chair – who reports to the Minister of Attorney General. The Chair, four Vice-Chairs and Registrar manage the appeals, working with the parties to seek resolution through mutual agreement. If the appeal is not settled, it will be decided by one or more Board members who may be the Chair, Vice-Chair or a part-time member.

Board member backgrounds:

See the links below for a summary of the current Board members’ backgrounds:

Justin Allin Howard Kushner
Karen Ameyaw Dave Lee
Yasin Amlani Howard Mak
Christine Arnold Robert Metcalf
Allan Beatty Edwina Nearhood
John Bridal Dale Pope
Madisun Browne (Vice Chair) Audrey Suttorp (Vice Chair)
Larry Dybvig Janice Thomas
Erin Frew (Chair) Kenneth Thornicroft
Steven Guthrie Bruce Turner
Mandy Hansen Candace Watson
James Howell (Vice Chair) Robert Wickett
Courtnee Helem Philip Yang

Board member remuneration:

Board members are remunerated in accordance with the Treasury Board Directive 1/24 which covers Administrative Tribunals in British Columbia. 

Details on 2022/23 for Board members: remuneration.