Department: Energy, Mines and Resources
Address: 320-300 Main Street Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2B5
Phone: 867-667-5838 | Fax: 867-393-6222
The Director of Agriculture is the main point of contact between the Committee and the Yukon government.
Period: October 7, 2010 to present
Industry groups nominate a total of 5 members to represent their interests. Key sectors of Yukon's agriculture and agri-food industry are represented. The following groups are invited to nominate members:
Additional members may be appointed by the Minister if required to achieve representation from all key industry sectors. The Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources appoints members.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join. It is desirable for members to be active in and have sound technical knowledge of the conditions, opportunities and challenges facing Yukon’s agriculture and agri-food industry
Term: Staggered so 3 members serve for 3 years and 2 members serve for 2 years. The terms may rotate among representative groups.
Meetings: At least 2 times a year. Additional meetings may be called as required.
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