The Region of Peel is inviting applications from members of the public who are interested in serving as a Citizen Appointee to the Peel Police Services Board (PPSB) for a term ending Nov. 14, 2026, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.
The Peel Police Services Board is the civilian body governing the Peel Regional Police. It is responsible for the provision of effective police services, law enforcement and crime prevention. This is achieved through the enactment of policies.
Minimum eligibility requirements:
- A candidate shall be a resident of the Peel region or the owner or tenant of land in the Peel region, or spouse of such person; and a Canadian citizen at least 18 years of age.
- A candidate shall not be a member of the Legislative Assembly, the Senate or House of Commons; an elected official of Council; a member of Regional Council; a crown employee; an employee of a municipality; a judge, or justice of the peace; otherwise disqualified from holding office or voting; a police officer; and a person who practices criminal law as a defence counsel.
- Have skills or leadership in a business or a profession which demonstrate ability to work effectively as a member of a board.
- Have demonstrated history of community service; be of good character (candidates will be required to provide, as a condition of appointment, confirmation that they do not have a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted).
- Have specific knowledge or experience which may be an asset to the Board (e.g., finance or human resources).
- Have ability to devote up to 20 hours per month to PPSB matters, including availability during normal business hours.
Information regarding the PPSB, including the meeting schedule and the Police Services Act and Members of Police Services Boards Code of Conduct is available at peelpoliceboard.ca.
To apply, visit peelregion.ca/news/notices/2022. The application deadline is Jan. 4, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.