Teslin Renewable Resources Council

  • About the Teslin Renewable Resources Council
  • Apply to be a member
  • Current members

  1. About the Teslin 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 acts in the public interest and in a manner consistent with their Final Agreement to 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 Teslin Tlingit Council Traditional Territory which includes the community of Teslin.

    • Authority: Teslin Tlingit Council Final Agreement, Chapter 16.6.3, Renewable Resources Council manual | Government of Yukon
    • Type: advisory
    • Appointment process: ministerial
    • Requirements: Must be resident within Teslin Tlingit Council Traditional Territory. A resident is a person who has long term familiarity with Teslin Tlingit Council Traditional Territory and its renewable resources and who lives in Teslin Tlingit Council Traditional Territory.
    • Term: 5 years
    • Meetings: 12 times per year
    • Department: Environment 
    • Honoraria: Honoraria is paid to members for meetings

  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)"
      Email: boards.committees@yukon.ca
      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
    • Carolyn Allen, member from December 16, 2019, to December 15, 2024
    • Frank Johnstone, member from April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2028
    • John Martychuk, member from June 17, 2021, to June 16, 2026
    • Juanita Kremer, member from December 12, 2019, to December 11, 2024
    • Megan Grabowski, member from May 1, 2024, to April 30, 2029
    • Minnie Clark, member June 17, 2021, to June 16, 2026
    • Randy Keleher, member from July 27, 2023 to July 26, 2028
    • Sandy Smarch, member from April 16, 2020, to April 15, 2025, and chair from March 11, 2021, to April 15, 2025
    • Tim Dewhurst Senior, member from July 17, 2019, to July 16, 2024


For questions about the Teslin Renewable Resources Council email teslin@rrc-yukon.com or phone 867-390-2323, or fax 867-390-2919, or toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 2323.