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Board of Directors

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There are 11 municipalities in the watershed represented on a 17 member Board of Directors. Central Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Greater Madawaska, Tay Valley, Beckwith, Carleton Place (2 members), Drummond/North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills (2 members), North Frontenac, City of Ottawa (5 members).

The role of the Board of Directors is to establish policies of the Authority, define programs and services to achieve its mandate, determine and monitor annual expenditures, direct management, and advocate the work of MVCA in their community.

2020 Board of Directors

2020 Committees

Finance & Administration

  • Janet Mason, Ex-officio
  • Elwin Burke
  • Paul Kehoe
  • Eli El-Chantiry
  • Phil Sweetnam
  • Garry McEvoy
  • Christa Lowry

Regulations Committee

  • Janet Mason, Ex-officio
  • RoxAnn Darling
  • Glen Gower
  • Paul Kehoe (alternate)
  • Christa Lowry
  • Kirby Thompson

Policy & Priorities Committee

  • Janet Mason, Ex-officio
  • Kirby Thompson
  • Glen Gower
  • RoxAnne Darling
  • Jeff Atkinson
  • Theresa Fritz
  • Bev Holmes
  • John Inglis
  • John Karau
  • Faye Campbell

Mill of Kintail Advisory Committee

  • Wayne Morrison (Chair)
  • Jeff Atkinson
  • Wendy Bridges
  • Lucy Carleton
  • Dr. James Copeland
  • Kathy Duncan
  • Bev  Holmes
  • Darcy Moses
  • Kathy Stewart

Mississippi Valley Conservation Foundation

  • Sally McIntyre
  • Paul Lehman
  • Louis Antonakas
  • Michael Cleland

Conservation Ontario

  • Janet Mason, Voting Member