Public appointees are members of the public that participate on the boards of provincial agencies and other public organizations. Their responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:

  • overseeing and providing strategic direction to a provincial agency
  • providing advice to ministers
  • resolving disputes

The Public Appointments Secretariat oversees all Ontario government appointments to provincial agencies and other community boards and organizations.

Becoming a public appointee

Before you apply

Learn about the requirements for becoming a public appointee.

Create your account

Steps to create an account, apply for appointments and express interest in agencies.

Advertised positions

Browse through current advertised appointments.

Vacant positions

Browse through current vacant appointments.

New appointments

Public appointments made in the past 30 days.

Understanding public appointments

Agencies, boards and commissions

Learn about Ontario boards and current appointees.

Work involved and remuneration

Roles, responsibilities, functions and remuneration of a public appointee.

Appointments selection process

Learn about the process for selecting a public appointee.