Executive Council Office

Boards and Committees

Carmacks Renewable Resources Council

Department: Environment

Address: Box 122, Carmacks, Yukon, Y0B 1C0

Phone: 867-863-6838 | Fax: 867-863-6429


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 Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Traditional Territory which includes the community of Carmacks.

Authority: Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation (“LSCFN”) Final Agreement, Chapter 2.12.0 and 16.6.0
Period: July 21, 1997 to present
Type: Advisory


The Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation and Yukon government each nominate 3 members and each may nominate 1 alternate member. Alternate members may participate in the work of the Council. There are 2 Co-Chairs determined by the Council and appointed by the Minister of Environment.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: All nominees to the Council should have resided in the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Traditional Territory for at least 1 year immediately prior to their appointment and should have long term familiarity with renewable resources in the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Traditional Territory. A temporary absence from the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Traditional Territory does not constitute an interruption of residency.

Term: 5 years.

Meetings: Every 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Carmacks Renewable Resources Council office.

Are there any vacancies? Our vacancies page lists ALL boards and committees looking for members.

Apply: There is 1 process to apply to ALL Yukon government boards and committees.

Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Brian Tom FN Member 01/20/2017 03/31/2018
Kontogonis, Lorraine YG Member   12/11/2014 03/31/2018
Charlie, Vera FN Member 05/18/2016 05/17/2021
Sahagian, Paul YG Member 04/01/2016 03/31/2021
Garvice, Sheila YG Member 12/11/2014 03/31/2018
Garvice, Sheila    Vice-Chair    03/24/2016    03/23/2017 
Freeman, Rebecca    YG Member    04/01/2016    03/31/2021 
Freeman, Rebecca    Chair    05/18/2016    05/17/2017 
Skookum, Allen   FN Alternate    01/20/2017    04/19/2021