Organization Profile - National Research Council of Canada

National Research Council of Canada

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 Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Appointment Provisions

National Research Council Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/N-15/page-1.html

The National Research Council of Canada is composed of a President, a Chairperson and not more than 10 other members, to be appointed by the Governor in Council.

Each member of the Council, other than the President, shall be appointed to hold office for a term of not more than three years.

The President shall be appointed to hold office for such term, not exceeding five years, as the Governor in Council may determine.

If the President is absent or unable to act or if the office of President is vacant, the Minister may appoint another person to act as President, but that person may act as President for a period of more than 90 days only with the approval of the Governor in Council.

If the Chairperson is absent or unable to act or if the office of Chairperson is vacant, the Minister may appoint another person to act as Chairperson, but that person may act as Chairperson for a period of more that 90 days only with the approval of the Governor in Council.

Any retiring President or other retiring member of the Council is eligible for reappointment.

Remuneration

Chairperson

  • Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition

Member

  • Expenses only, for ordinary duties; fixed by GiC; for duties on behalf of Council in addition to ordinary duties, remuneration is fixed by the Council.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
President
Stewart, Iain
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2016-08-24
2018-08-23
Chairperson
Jenkins, Paul Thomas (Tom)
Canmore, Alberta
During Pleasure
2015-02-05
2018-02-04
Future Appointment: Jenkins, Paul Thomas (Tom) (2018-02-05)
Members
Cross, Carolyn
West Vancouver, British Columbia
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2015-03-26
2018-03-25
Es Sabar, Karimah
West Vancouver, British Columbia
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2018-03-20
Josefo, Jay
Toronto, Ontario
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-06-21
2018-06-20
Leduc, Raymond
Bromont, Quebec
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-10-04
2018-10-03
Mooney, Stephen T.
Whitehorse, Yukon
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2018-03-20
5 Vacant Positions
Total vacancies: 5