Executive Council Office

Boards and Committees

Aviation Advisory Committee (Yukon)

Department: Highways and Public Works

Address: Box 2703 (W-12P), Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-336-0025


Mandate

The Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee reports and is accountable to the Minister. The Committee makes recommendations to the Minister on the following matters in relation to administration of the Public Airports Act:

  • Development of and changes to service levels to capitalize on opportunities for economic growth.
  • Proposed regulatory changes affecting Yukon airports and aerodromes.

The Yukon Aviation Committee’s mandate and terms of reference may be reviewed by the Minister at any time, according to the policy objectives and priorities of government.

Authority:

Period: 2018 to present
Type: Advisory


Membership

The Minister of Highways and Public Works will appoint no more than 10 members to the committee, and must make a reasonable effort to ensure that the membership of the committee reflects the cultural, regional and gender diversity of Yukon.

The Committee will be composed of members from each of the following bodies, groups, businesses or organizations, who will represent the views of that body, group, business or organization, and of whom:

  • Five members must be individuals, each of whom has been determined by the Minister to be qualified to represent the views of the aviation sector.
  • The balance of the members must be individuals, each of whom has been determined by the Minister to be qualified to represent the views of one or more of the following:
    • the tourism industry,
    • the business community,
    • the mining sector,
    • Yukon communities, and
    • the general public.

Vacancy in the membership of the committee does not impair the ability of the remaining members to act.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.

Term: Up to 2 years. May be reappointed.

Meetings: At least once per year and no more than four times per year, unless additional meetings are requested by the department or the Minister.

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