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, three 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 Zahra Jimale (Vice Chair)
Allan Beatty David Lee
John Bridal Howard Mak
Larry Dybvig Bruce Maitland
Dianne Flood Robert Metcalf 
Robert Fraser Edwina Nearhood
Erin Frew (Vice Chair) Dale Pope
Steven Guthrie Simmi Sandhu (Chair)
Mandy Hansen Audrey Suttorp (Vice Chair)
James Howell (Vice Chair) Kenneth Thornicroft
Kimberly Jakeman Bruce Turner
Howard Kushner Candace Watson

Board member remuneration:

Board members are remunerated in accordance with the Treasury Board Directive 1/20 which covers Administrative Tribunals in British Columbia. 

Details on 2020/21 for Board members: remuneration.