Compensation Fund Board of Trustees

The Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund board of trustees meets a minimum of six times a year, during which claims are reviewed for eligibility and can be approved in full, partial, deferred or denied. Claims that have been denied can be appealed before the License Appeal Tribunal (LAT).

About the Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund

The Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund is a consumer protection program financed by Ontario’s registered motor vehicle dealers. Should a consumer have an unresolved complaint with a motor vehicle purchase or lease agreement, then the consumer may have access to the compensation fund which provides financial assistance to consumers who make a valid claim for a vehicle transaction against a registered dealer.

The 2023-2024 board of trustees are:

Wennie Lee, Chair Public representative
John Raymond, Vice Chair Public representative, dealer solutions mergers and acquisitions (DSMA)
Paul Stock, Secretary/Treasurer Dealer representative, Carloan IQ/AutoIQ
Curtis Biggs Dealer representative, Mazda of Newmarket
George Nikolov Ministerial appointee
Guy Vigliatore Dealer representative, Scarboro Subaru
Julius Suraski Ministerial appointee
Mary Ann LambMinisterial appointee
Matt Rispin*Dealer representative, North Toronto Auction
*Term expiring June 2024.