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:

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

Board member remuneration:

Board members are remunerated in accordance with the Treasury Board Directive 1/17 which covers Administrative Tribunals in British Columbia. 

Details on 2019 for Board members: remuneration.