Environmental Advisory Council
To serve as an advisory board to the Minister on environmental issues.
To provide advice to the Minister and the department on environmental issues. Typically the Minister will ask the Council to give advice on a topic of interest. Also, judging of the PEI Environmental Awards and judging of the provincial science fair. The Minister may request that a sub-committee be struck to provide a report on a specific topic. Past examples include: Managing Land and Water on a Watershed Basis; Recommendations for the Regulation of Construction and Demolition Debris Sites in PEI; and Recommendations for the Regulation of Pesticides in PEI.
The Council shall consist of not less than ten and not more than fifteen members appearing to the Minister to be representative of the public, including representation of the interests of agriculture, tourism, fisheries and industry and one member nominated by the Federation of PEI Municipalities.
Work & Experience Requirements
Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.
Traditional Nomination Requirements
Federation of PEI Municipalities nominate their own representative.
Chair - $113/diem and Members - $73/diem
Anticipated Time Commitments
Minimum one meeting per month (approximately 3.5 hours) except in July and August. Sub-committee work can be a substantial time commitment.
Members of the Council shall be appointed for such term as the Lieutenant Governor in Council may determine in the case of each member and are eligible for reappointment. A person who has served two consecutive terms as a member of the Council is not, during the twelve months following the completion of his second term, eligible for reappointment to the Council.