Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board

  • About the Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board
  • Apply to be a member of the Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board
  • Current members

  1. About the Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board

    The Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board advocates on behalf of tenants of the Yukon Housing Corporation who reside in Whitehorse and provides social housing program advice to the Yukon Housing Corporation.

    Authority: Housing Corporation Act, section 45
    Type: advisory
    Appointment process: ministerial
    Requirements: no legislated criteria required to join
    Term: 3 years
    Meetings: 3 to 12 times per year
    Department: Yukon Housing Corporation
    Honoraria: $75 per day

  2. Apply to be a member of the Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board

    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@gov.yk.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
    • Christine Wnek, member from August 28, 2019 to August 27, 2022
    • Margaret Webb, member from February 6, 2020 to February 5, 2023


For questions about the Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board phone 867-667-5759 or toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5759.