North Yukon Renewable Resources Council

  • About the North Yukon Renewable Resources Council
  • Apply to be a member of the North Yukon Renewable Resources Council
  • Current members
  1. About the North Yukon Renewable Resources Council

    Renewable Resources Councils are a primary instrument for local renewable resources management as set out in the final agreements. Each Renewable Resources Council, acting in the public interest and consistent with their Final Agreement may make recommendations to the Minister, the affected Yukon First Nation, the Fish and Wildlife Management Board and the Salmon Sub-Committee on any matter related to conservation of fish and wildlife. Each Renewable Resources Council makes provisions for public involvement in the development of its decisions and its recommendations.

    The Council’s jurisdiction is the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory which includes the community of Old Crow

    • Authority: Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (“VGFN”) Final Agreement, Chapter 2.12 and 16.6
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial 
    • Requirements: must be a resident within the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory
    • Term: 5 years
    • Meetings: the first Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the John Tizya Center in Old Crow
    • Department: Environment
    • Honoraria: $125 per day
  2. Apply to be a member of the North Yukon Renewable Resources Council

    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
    • Brandon Kyikavichik, Government of Yukon member from  June 11, 2017, to June 10, 2022
    • Brenda Frost, First Nations member from February 13, 2019, to February 12, 2024
    • David Lord, First Nations member from October 9, 2014, to October 8, 2019
    • Joel Peter, First Nations alternate member from April 13, 2016, to April 12, 2021
    • Philip Rispin, First Nations member from April 13, 2016, to April 12, 2021
    • Randy Frost, Government of Yukon member from May 8, 2019, to may 7, 2024
    • Stanley Njootli, Government of Yukon member from August 26, 2015, to August 25, 2020
    • Steve Climie, Government of Yukon member from May 8, 2019, to May 7, 2024

Contact 

For questions about the Medical Council (Yukon) email nyrrc@northwestel.net, or phone 867-966-3034, or fax 867-966-3036, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3774.