Community Advisory Board

  • About the Community Advisory Board
  • Apply to be a member of the Community Advisory Board
  • Current members
  1. About the Community Advisory Board

    The Board reviews and make recommendations in respect of:

    • the administration of the Act and the Regulations, other than in respect of personnel matters or discipline matters for specific inmates; and
    • any program established or to be established under the Act or the Regulations.
    • Authority: Corrections Act, 2009, section 43
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial
    • Requirements: no legislated criteria required to join
    • Term: appointed and renewed for up to 3 years
    • Meetings: as required
    • Department: Justice 
    • Honoraria: $125 per day
  2. Apply to be a member of the Community Advisory Board

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

    Apply

    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 Second Avenue in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address your envelope "Attention: Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)"
      Email: boards.committees@gov.yk.ca
      Mail:
      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 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
    • Heather Campbell, chair from April 17, 2019, to April 16, 2022
    • Cindy Chiasson, co-chair from June 23, 2017, to June 22, 2020
    • John Farynowski, member from June 23, 2017, to June 22, 2020
    • Charles Mcleod, member from December 15, 2017, to December 14, 2020
    • Gordon Watson, member from June 23, 2017, to June 22, 2020

Contact 

For questions about the Community Advisory Board phone 867-667-8293, or fax 867-393-6326, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8293.