Executive Council Office

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Recreation Advisory Committee (Yukon)

Department: Community Services

Address: 4061 4th Avenue, Box 2703 (C-10), Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Email: sportrec@gov.yk.ca | Phone: 867-667-5254 | Fax: 867-393-6416


The Committee advises the Minister on matters that affect sport and recreation policies, programs and services and the overall development of sport, recreation and active living in Yukon. It makes recommendations to the Minister with respect to government funding programs including annual operating grants to sport governing bodies, recreation groups and elite athletes, coaches and officials.

Authority: Recreation Act, section 3
Period: 2001 to present
Type: Advisory


The Minister appoints up to 6 members divided equally to represent urban and rural areas.

The Commissioner in Executive Council may make regulations providing for the selection of members of the Committee from nominations that may be made by municipalities, local authorities and sports and recreational organizations registered under the Societies Act.

The Minister appoints 1 member as Chair and 1 as Vice-Chair. The Chair is the Chief Executive Officer of the Committee and supervises and directs the work of the Committee and presides at sittings.

If the Chair is unable to exercise the powers and perform the duties of office the Vice-Chair will act in the role.

Appointments to this Committee are subject to standing order 45 of the Legislative Assembly.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: People who (in the opinion of the Minister) have demonstrated interest, knowledge, or experience in sports or community recreation in Yukon.

Term: 2 year term. Not to exceed 2 consecutive terms of office.

Meetings: At the call of the Chair.

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Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Grundmanis, Peter    Member    12/18/2018   05/03/2020 
Flynn, John    Member    05/04/2018    05/03/2020 
Zrum, Kathryn    Member    05/04/2018    05/03/2020 
Underhill, Cindy    Member    04/13/2017    04/12/2019 
Hartling, Judith   Member   05/25/2017   05/24/2019
Vance, Alicia   Member    05/04/2018    05/03/2020