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Expressions of Interest – Chairperson of the Financial Services Appeal Board

We have been asked by the Department of Service NL to circulate the following request to our membership.

Service NL, a department in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is circulating an interesting opportunity to Chair the Financial Services Appeal Board under the mandate of the Minister of Service NL, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Financial Services Appeal Board hears appeals from a person who may, in accordance with a particular Act of the province, have the right to appeal an original order or decision to the board under the Financial Services Appeal Board Act. Members of the Financial Services Appeal Board meet when they have an appeal to be heard. The number of meetings can vary depending on the number of appeals filed. Over the last two years, the Financial Services Appeal Board has only met twice. Hearings usually last 2-4 hours but the writing of decisions after the hearings can take a day or two depending on the issues. Appointments are for a term of 3 years and appointees are eligible for reappointment.

The Minister of Service NL is seeking a lawyer who would like to serve as Chairperson to the Board. Interested individuals can view the Board’s profile at the link below and can also apply through the Provincial Government’s Agencies, Board and Commission’s website, also available at the following link: