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Northwest Territories Egg Producers Board

Overview

Function

The Northwest Territories Egg Producers Board is responsible for administering the industry’s implementation of the regulated egg marketing system in the NWT. Included in these responsibilities is the allocation of quota, collection and remission of levies and representation on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency.

Jurisdiction

Government of the Northwest Territories

Department Responsible

Department of Industry, Tourism & Investment

Authority

Agricultural Products Marketing Act (NWT)

Board Composition

The Board consists of not fewer than three and not more than seven members, including the Chairperson.

Alternate Members

There are no alternate members. 

The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternates to the Board.

Chairperson

The Chairperson is designated by the Minister from among the Board members, after consulting with the Northwest Territories Agricultural Products Marketing Council.

Vice-Chairperson

There is no Vice-Chairperson.

Quorum

Quorum is a majority of the members appointed.

Appointment Instrument

Members are appointed by the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment under section 11(3) of the Agricultural Products Marketing Act (NWT).

Term Duration

A member holds office for a term not exceeding three years and may be eligible for reappointment.

Time and Travel Requirements

The Board meets on an as-required basis. Meetings are held in public unless it considers it necessary to hold a meeting in-camera.

Remuneration

Members shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.

Category - Regulatory/Quasi-Judicial

Chairperson - up to $400 per day

Member - up $325 per day

Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings

Other Considerations

The Chairperson may delegate its power or duties to another member.

The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment may designate a public servant to assist in the Board’s administration.

The Board may engage with those having special or technical knowledge to assist in carrying out its functions.

The Board may make rules respecting its procedure and conduct of business.

Current Membership

Position Appointee Term Start Term Expiry Number of Terms Appointed By Nominating Authority
1. Chair Michael Wallington 2018-04-01 2019-03-31 3rd term Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment
2. Member John Penner 2018-04-01 2019-03-31 4th term Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment
3. Member (Vacant - 3 year term) Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment
4. Member Glen Wallington 2018-04-01 2019-03-31 4th term Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment
5. Member Bruce Ramage 2018-04-01 2019-03-31 7th term Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment
6. Member Roy Fabian 2017-01-16 2019-01-15 5th term Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment

(Board details as of Sep 25, 2018)