Members of the public who meet eligibility criteria can sit on Boards of Ontario Agencies to help in the decision making of public services.
To apply to become a public appointee, you must be:
- a resident of Ontario
- proficient in either English or French
- able to attend meetings in Ontario
The link below provides an overview of understanding the role and how to become a public appointee.
Public appointees are members of the public that participate on the boards of provincial agencies and other public organizations. Their responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:
- overseeing and providing strategic direction to a provincial agency
- providing advice to ministers
- resolving disputes
The Public Appointments Secretariat oversees all Ontario government appointments to provincial agencies and other community boards and organizations.