Item - 2015.CA6.1

Tracking Status

CA6.1 - Appointment of Members to the Toronto Transit Commission Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5, 6 and 7, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council amend Section 279-2C of Municipal Code Chapter 279, Toronto Transit Commission, to read as follows:

 

"Citizen members of the Toronto Transit Commission shall be appointed for a term specified by Council, and serve at pleasure of Council until their successors are appointed."

 

2. City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2016 and until successors are appointed:

 

- Maureen Adamson

 

- Ron Lalonde

 

3. City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until successors are appointed:

 

- Rick Byers

 

- Alan M. Heisey

 

4. City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board.

 

Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the report (April 1, 2015) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointees' Biographies:

 

Maureen Adamson

 

Maureen Adamson is a dynamic and highly-regarded health care executive known for transformational leadership and with proven expertise in strategy development and execution at the national, provincial, and community levels. She has 25 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, where she has led the development of provincial policy and implemented policies and best practices within hospitals, in applied health science education, and on the national stage within the charitable sector. 

 

Rick Byers

 

Rick Byers was born and raised in Toronto. He has a B.Comm. from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and a CA designation. Rick has 28 years of work experience in the accounting, finance, and infrastructure industries, and has direct experience with large infrastructure businesses like the TTC. He has also served on a number of volunteer and other boards and is a strong believer in well-run public agencies that serve the public good.

 

Alan M. Heisey

 

Alan M. Heisey has lived in Toronto for his entire life and is passionate about public transit. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1978 and has practised law for over 30 years. Alan has contributed considerable time during his career to public service, including as a board member for the Toronto Parking Authority, the Toronto Police Services, and the TTC. Recently, he has advocated for a connected network of separated and protected bike lanes in the downtown core which is now being realized.

 

Ron Lalonde

 

Ron Lalonde retired from CIBC in 2010, where he was a member of CIBC's Executive Team from 1999 to 2010. During his career, he worked in virtually all of CIBC's support functions, including finance and technology, and had business assignments in New York and London. Ron earned a BA and an MBA from Western University. He has served on several private and non-profit boards, including the Canadian Stage Company, the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, and the City of Toronto's Theatre Working Group.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board

Background Information (Committee)

(April 9, 2015) Decision Letter from Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Transit Commission
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-79125.htm
(April 1, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Members to the Toronto Transit Commission Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-79126.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of Candidates and Qualifications Summary, and Applications for Appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board (previously distributed with item CA5.2)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information Summary (previously distributed with item CA5.2)

Communications (City Council)

(May 3, 2015) E-mail from Peter Clarke (CC.Supp.CA6.1.1)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That City Council amend Civic Appointments Committee Recommendation 2 by deleting the name "Kevin Marshman" and replacing the name with "Maureen Adamson".

Vote (Amend Item) May-05-2015 5:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA6.1 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Cesar Palacio, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) May-05-2015 5:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA6.1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Cesar Palacio, Michael Thompson

CA6.1 - Appointment of Members to the Toronto Transit Commission Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1. City Council amend Section 279-2C of Municipal Code Chapter 279, Toronto Transit Commission, to read as follows:

 

"Citizen members of the Toronto Transit Commission shall be appointed for a term specified by Council, and serve at pleasure of Council until their successors are appointed."

 

2. City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2016 and until successors are appointed:

 

- Ron Lalonde

 

- Kevin Marshman

 

3. City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until successors are appointed:

 

- Rick Byers

 

- Alan M. Heisey

 

4. City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Candidates' biographies:

 

Rick Byers

 

Rick Byers was born and raised in Toronto. He has a B.Comm. from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and a CA designation. Rick has 28 years of work experience in the accounting, finance, and infrastructure industries, and has direct experience with large infrastructure businesses like the TTC. He has also served on a number of volunteer and other boards and is a strong believer in well-run public agencies that serve the public good.

 

Alan M. Heisey

 

Alan M. Heisey has lived in Toronto for his entire life and is passionate about public transit. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1978 and has practised law for over 30 years. Alan has contributed considerable time during his career to public service, including as a board member for the Toronto Parking Authority, the Toronto Police Services, and the TTC. Recently, he has advocated for a connected network of separated and protected bike lanes in the downtown core which is now being realized.

 

Ron Lalonde

 

Ron Lalonde retired from CIBC in 2010, where he was a member of CIBC's Executive Team from 1999 to 2010. During his career, he worked in virtually all of CIBC's support functions, including finance and technology, and had business assignments in New York and London. Ron earned a BA and an MBA from Western University. He has served on several private and non-profit boards, including the Canadian Stage Company, the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, and the City of Toronto's Theatre Working Group.

 

Kevin Marshman

 

Kevin Marshman is a seasoned senior executive with over 35 years in the business services and technology sectors at companies such as NCR Corporation, Brink's Canada, and Rogers Communications. He has been responsible for business unit operations and organization leadership in Canada, the United States, and Latin America. Kevin has served on several not-for-profit boards, including the Spinal Cord Injury Association Ontario and Ronald McDonald House Toront

Origin

(April 9, 2015) Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Transit Commission

Summary

The Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Transit Commission conducted interviews on April 9, 2015 and forwards its recommended candidates to the Civic Appointments Committee.

Background Information

(April 9, 2015) Decision Letter from Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Transit Commission
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-79125.htm
(April 1, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Members to the Toronto Transit Commission Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-79126.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of Candidates and Qualifications Summary, and Applications for Appointment to the Toronto Transit Commission Board (previously distributed with item CA5.2)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information Summary (previously distributed with item CA5.2)

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Lost)

That Candidate #24 be deleted and replaced by Candidate #1.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-23-2015

Result: Lost Majority Required - CA6.1 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 2 Members that voted Yes are Paula Fletcher, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Justin J. Di Ciano, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong (Chair), Cesar Palacio
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Withdrawn)

That:

 

1. Candidate #97 be appointed to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until successors are appointed.

 

2.  Candidate #24 be appointed to the Toronto Transit Commission Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2016 and until successors are appointed.


3 - Motion to Withdraw a Motion moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That Motion 2 by Deputy Mayor Minnan-Wong be withdrawn.


4 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Apr-23-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA6.1 - Minnan-Wong - motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Justin J. Di Ciano, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong (Chair), Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Paula Fletcher, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council