About the Board

Board Members

All Board members are appointed by the Cabinet of the Provincial government and are independent from the Government and other agencies, including the Ministry of Natural Gas Development and the Oil and Gas Commission.

The Board is lead by the Chair – who reports to the Minister of Natural Gas Development.

Board member backgrounds:

See the links below for a summary of the current Board members’ backgrounds:

Cheryl Vickers (Chair)
Robert Fraser
Howard Kushner
Simmi Sandhu (Vice-Chair)

Board member remuneration:

In 2017, Board members were remunerated in accordance with the Treasury Board Directive 1/17 which covers Administrative Tribunals in British Columbia. All Board members are classified under the Group 1 rates under this Directive. Click here for the remuneration paid to Board members for work at the Surface Rights Board in 2017.