Organization Profile - Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.


Minister Responsible

Minister of Transport

Mandate

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, a bi-national bridge authority, has owned and operated the Peace Bridge since 1933. The bridge, which was opened to traffic in 1927, spans the Niagara River between Fort Erie, Ontario, and Buffalo, New York. The authority has a 10-member board with an equal number of representatives from Canada and the United States.

Head Office

Fort Erie, Ontario

Appointment Provisions

Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Company Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/B-9.86/page-1.html

The Company is comprised of Canadian and American members.

The Governor in Council may appoint, to hold office during pleasure, five persons, being Canadian citizens resident in Canada, to be the members of the Bridge Authority that under the provisions of the Act of Incorporation are to be appointed by Canada.

A member of the Bridge Authority may, with the approval of the Minister of Transport, appoint a deputy in writing to attend any meeting of the Bridge Authority and to act and vote in the member’s place.

Remuneration

Member

  • Fixed by the Board of Directors

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Members
Clutterbuck, Timothy
Welland, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-02-23
2021-02-22
Holloway, Llewellyn
Niagara Falls, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-06-03
2020-06-02
Meharry, Isabel
Toronto, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-02-23
2021-02-22
Robson, Patrick
Wainfleet, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-03-06
2020-03-05
Zimmerman, Debbie
St. Catharines, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-02-16
2021-02-15