Department: Community Services
Address: 4061 4th Avenue, Box 2703 (C-10), Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | 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
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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