Appointment Announced to Income and Employment Support Appeal Board

Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, announced the appointment of Sam Synard as a member and Vice Chair of the Income and Employment Support Appeal Board.

The Income and Employment Support Appeal Board is an independent, arms-length body authorized to hear appeals on decisions regarding income support, as well as eligibility for employment supports funded by the Provincial Government and those funded through the Workforce Development Agreement for persons with disabilities.

The board may also hear appeals with respect to eligibility under the Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program.

This appointment was recommended though the merit-based Independent Appointments Commission. Members of the public interested in opportunities to serve on provincial agencies, boards and commissions are encouraged to complete an application