Executive Council Office

Boards and Committees

Students Financial Assistance Committee

Department: Education

Address: Advanced Education Branch, Department of Education, Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5131; 1-800-661-0408, local 5131 | Fax: 867-667-8555


Mandate

The Committee acts as a selection committee for scholarships and as an appeal board for students whose applications were rejected by the Students Financial Services Officer.

Authority:

Period: 1975 to present
Type: Adjudicative


Membership

The Commissioner in Executive Council appoints a Chair and not less than 5 members. The Commissioner will appoint (if possible) not less than 2 members who have held previous appointments on the Committee.

Appointment process: Order in Council

Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.

Term: 3 years. Eligible for reappointment.

Meetings: Monthly if needed. Meetings are held at the Department of Education and generally last between 1—2 hours.

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Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Nash, Ken Member 07/06/2017 07/05/2020
George, Jennifer       Member 07/13/2017 07/12/2020
Betts, Laurel Member 05/25/2017 05/24/2020
Henderson, Sandra Member 06/30/2017 06/29/2020
Cassidy, Pat    Member    08/18/2016    08/17/2019 
McGill, Kelly   Member    07/13/2017    07/12/2020