Aviation Advisory Committee (Yukon)

  • About the Aviation Advisory Committee (Yukon)
  • Apply to be a member
  • Current members

  1. About the Aviation Advisory Committee (Yukon)

    The Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee reports and is accountable to the Minister. The committee makes recommendations to the Minister on the following matters in relation to administration of the Public Airports Act:

    • development of and changes to service levels to capitalize on opportunities for economic growth; and
    • propose regulatory changes affecting the Yukon's airports and aerodromes.

    More about the committee

    • Read the terms of reference
    • Authority: Public Airports Act, section 17
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial
    • Requirements: no legislated criteria required to join
    • Term: not to exceed 2 years but may be reappointed for a further term
    • Meetings: at least 1 time per year
    • Department: Highways and Public Works

  2. Apply to be a member

    Any resident of the Yukon is eligible to apply to serve on a government board or committee.


    1. Complete the application.
    2. Prepare a brief resume. This should include information relevant for sitting on the board or committee.
    3. Submit your completed application and resume.
      In person: Inquiry Desk at 2071 2nd Avenue in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Address your envelope "Attention: Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)"
      Email: [email protected]
      Government of Yukon
      Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    How members are selected

    Members are appointed by a Minister, Cabinet or the Yukon Legislative Assembly.

    School board and school council members can be elected or, in some cases, appointed.

    Appointments to these boards are based on standing committee recommendations:

    • Yukon Development Corporation
    • Yukon Energy Corporation
    • Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board
    • Yukon Lottery Commission
    • Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee
    • Yukon Arts Advisory Council
    • Yukon Utilities Board
    • Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment
    • Yukon Human Rights Commission

    Some boards and committees members are required to hold certain professional qualifications or affiliations.

  3. Current members
    • Christoph Altherr, member from October 1, 2023, and chair from April 4, 2024 to September 30, 2025
    • Craig Unterschute, member from October 1, 2023, and alternate chair from April 4, 2024 to September 30, 2025
    • David Sharp, member and chair from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2025
    • Edward Peart, member from April 4, 2024 to April 3, 2026
    • Joseph Muff, member from June 29, 2023, to June 28, 2025
    • Michael Templeton, member from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2026
    • Robert Munroe member from July 28, 2022, to July 27, 2024
    • Shawn Hamilton, member from May 16, 2024 to May 15, 2026


For questions about the Aviation Advisory Committee (Yukon) phone 867-667-8270, or toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 8270.