Executive Council Office

Boards and Committees

Selkirk Renewable Resources Council

Department: Environment

Address: Box 32, Pelly Crossing, Yukon, Y0B 1P0

Email: selkirkrrc@northwestel.net | Phone: 867-537-3938 | Fax: 867-537-3939


Mandate

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 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 Selkirk First Nation Traditional Territory which includes the community of Pelly Crossing.

Authority: Selkirk First Nation Final Agreement, Chapter 16.6.3
Period: July 21, 1997 to present
Type: Advisory


Membership

The Selkirk First Nation and Yukon government each nominate 3 members and may nominate 1 alternate member each. Alternate members may participate in the Council's work. The Minister of Environment appoints 2 Co-Chairs as determined by the Council.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

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

Term: 3 years for members and alternate members.

Meetings: First Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Council offices in the Selkirk First Nation Administration Building.

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Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Shanks, Bill YG Alternate Member 04/01/2016 03/31/2019
Isaac, Brian FN Alternate Member 07/29/2014 07/28/2017
McGinty, George FN Member 07/29/2015 07/28/2018
Alfred, Jerry FN Member 07/29/2014 07/28/2017
Kruse, Jerry        YG Member    04/26/2015    04/25/2018