Review Board (Yukon)

  • About the Review Board (Yukon)
  • Apply to be a member
  • Current members

  1. About the Review Board (Yukon)

    The lieutenant governor in council of the province appoints not fewer than 5 members. The Chair must be a judge of the Federal Court or of a superior, district or county court of a province, or a person who is qualified for appointment to, or has retired from, such a judicial office.

    • Authority: Criminal Code (Canada), section 672.38
    • Type: adjudicative
    • Appointment process: Order-In-Council
    • Requirements: must have at least 1 member who is entitled under the laws of a province to practice psychiatry and, where only 1 member is so entitled, at least 1 other member must have training and experience in the field of mental health, and be entitled under the laws of a province to practice medicine or psychology
    • Term: indeterminate
    • Meetings: twice-three times per month for up to 5 days
    • Department: Justice
    • Honoraria: Chairperson, psychiatrist $950/day; psychologist $680/per day; lay member $400/per day

  2. Apply to be a member

    Any Yukon resident 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 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)"
      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
    • Alla Blysak member from May 4, 2023, to May 3, 2026
    • Andrew Kolchak, member May 4, 2023, to May 3, 2025
    • Christina Brobby, member November 25, 2021, to November 24, 2024
    • Richard A. Buchan, member and chair from April 9, 2020, to April 8, 2025


For questions about the Review Board (Yukon) email or phone 867-667-3596, or fax 867-393-6212, or toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 3596.