Organization Profile - Canadian High Arctic Research Station

Canadian High Arctic Research Station

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Appointment Provisions

Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act


The organization and administration of Canadian High Arctic Research Station are to be overseen by a Board of Directors consisting of nine members, including a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson. The members of the Board are to be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office on a part-time basis.

Members of the Board are appointed to hold office during pleasure for terms of up to five years. A member of the Board is eligible for reappointment for a second term of office in the same or another capacity.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chairperson, or a vacancy in that office, the Vice-Chairperson acts as Chairperson.

The President of Canadian High Arctic Research Station is to be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure on a full-time basis for a term of up to five years.

The President is eligible for reappointment for one or more further terms of office.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the President, or a vacancy in that office, the Board must appoint an employee of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station to act as President. However, the acting President may act as President for longer than 90 days only with the approval of the Governor in Council.

Eligibility/Conflicts

Persons appointed to the Board must have knowledge or experience that will assist Canadian High Arctic Research Station in carrying out its purpose, having regard to the ethnic, linguistic and regional diversity of Canada’s Arctic.

Remuneration

Members of the Board are to be paid the remuneration that is fixed by the Governor in Council.

Members of the Board are entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses while absent from their ordinary place of residence in the course of their duties under this Act.

The President is to be paid the remuneration that is fixed by the Governor in Council.

The President is entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses while absent from his or her ordinary place of work in the course of his or her duties under this Act.

Remuneration

Chairperson

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($550 - $650)

Vice-Chairperson

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($550 - $650)

Member

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($375 - $450)

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
President
Scott, David
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2015-08-10
2020-08-09
Chairperson
Boudreault, Richard
Montréal, Quebec
During Pleasure
2015-07-28
2020-07-27
Vice-Chairperson
Forand, Liseanne
Ottawa, Ontario
During Pleasure
2017-06-21
2022-06-20
Member
Anderson, Gerald
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
During Pleasure
2017-06-15
2022-06-14
Delisle-Alaku, Adamie
Kuujjuaq, Quebec
During Pleasure
2017-06-21
2022-06-20
Karetak-Lindell, Nancy
Arviat, Nunavut
During Pleasure
2017-06-15
2022-06-14
King, Janet E.
Ottawa, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-06-18
2020-06-17
Murray, Maribeth
Cochrane, Alberta
During Pleasure
2017-06-15
2022-06-14
Nightingale, John
West Vancouver, British Columbia
During Pleasure
2017-06-15
2022-06-14
1 Vacant Position
Total vacancies: 1