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Source Protection Committee

Source Protection Committees were established for each of the 19 Source Protection Regions in Ontario. The committees are made up of municipal, public, and sector representatives appointed by the Source Protection Authority. Committee Chairs were appointed by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change. These committees are responsible for preparing the Terms of Reference, Assessment Reports and Source Protection Plans to meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act. The Committees are required to follow the Clean Water Act, its regulations, Director’s rules, guidance material created by the Province, and to work collaboratively with municipalities and Source Protection Authorities.

The Raisin-South Nation Source Protection Committee is made up of 15 members plus a chairperson. The 15 member committee represents the interests of the local municipalities, agricultural sector, commercial and industrial sectors, and the general public. There are additional (non-voting) liaisons representing each Source Protection Authority, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and the local Health Unit. The committee make-up is shown in below.

SPC Chair
Municipal Representatives
Sector Representatives
General Public Representatives
Non-Voting Liaisons
City of Ottawa
City of Cornwall
Leeds & Grenville
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry
Agriculture (3)
Aggregates (1)
Commercial / Industrial (1)
Upper St. Lawrence River Protection Network
Clean Water Committee
Eastern Ontario Water Resources Committee
2 citizens at-large
Raisin Region SPA
South Nation SPA
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Current Source Protection Committee Members

Committee Member Representing
Ray Beauregard Chair 
Carma Williams Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Josée Brizard Prescott-Russell
Lawrence Levere Leeds-Grenville
Michel Kearney City of Ottawa
John St. Marseille City of Cornwall
Walter Oeggerli Agriculture
Jacqueline Pemberton Agriculture
Brian Powell Agriculture
Blair Walker Aggregates
Stephen Wilson Commercial/Industrial
Vacant Eastern Ontario Water Resources Committee
Elaine Kennedy Upper St. Lawrence River Protection Network
Adrian Wynands Clean Water Committee
Don Munro General Public
Tom VanDusen General Public
Caroline Kuate Eastern Ontario Health Unit, Liaison
Frank Prevost Raisin Region Source Protection Authority, Liaison
Peggy Taylor South Nation Source Protection Authority, Liaison
Mary Wooding Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Liaison