Organization Profile - Renewable Resources Board (Sahtu)

Renewable Resources Board (Sahtu)

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.


Minister Responsible

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Mandate

The mission of the Renewable Resources Board (Sahtu) is to assist communities with the management of wildlife and habitat for the benefit of the people of the Sahtu Settlement Area. It is the responsibility of the SRRB and all other affected parties to unite to protect, conserve, and manage, in a cooperative spirit, all renewable resources within the Sahtu Settlement Area in a sustainable manner to meet or exceed the needs of the public today and in the future for generations to come.

Head Office

Tulita, Northwest Territories

Appointment Provisions

The Board shall consist of the following:
  • six members and six alternate members to be appointed jointly by the Governor in Council and Executive Council of the Government of the Northwest Territories ("Executive Council"), of whom three members and three alternate members shall be appointed from nominees put forward by each of the Sahtu Tribal Council and government, provided that government shall ensure that the Board shall include at least one resident of the Northwest Territories who is not a participant as defined in the Sahtu Dene and Métis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement; and
  • a Chairperson, resident in the settlement area, to be nominated by the members of the Board appointed as set out above and appointed jointly by the Governor in Council and Executive Council.

Each member shall be appointed to hold office for a specific term not to exceed five years. A member may be reappointed.

A member may be removed from office at any time for cause by the Governor in Council and Executive Council after consultation with or at the request of the body which nominated the member.

Should a member resign or otherwise leave the Board, the body which nominated that member shall nominate a replacement within 90 days. A vacancy in the membership of the Board does not impair the right of the remainder to act.

In the event that the Board does not recommend a Chairperson within 90 days after the other members of the Board are appointed, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development jointly with the Minister of Renewable Resources of the Government of the Northwest Territories shall, after consultation with the Board, recommend a Chairperson to the Governor in Council and Executive Council.

Board members shall not be considered to have conflict of interest by reason only of being public servants or employees of the organizations of the participants.

Each member shall, before entering upon his or her duties as such, take and subscribe before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths, an oath in the form set out in the Agreement.

Quorum

A majority of the members from time to time in office constitutes a quorum of the Board.

Remuneration

Chairperson

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($300 - $350)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Member (Federal)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Alternate Member (Federal)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)

Member (Sahtu Dene and Metis)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Alternate Member (Sahtu Dene and Metis)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Member (Government Of The Northwest Territories)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Alternate Member (Government Of The Northwest Territories)

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $250)
  • Members who are public servants serve without remuneration.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Chairperson
Neyelle, Michael
Deline, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2015-06-18
2020-06-17
Member (Federal)
2 Vacant Positions
Alternate Member (Federal)
2 Vacant Positions
Member (Sahtu Dene and Metis)
Barnaby, George
Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2015-02-05
2020-02-04
2 Vacant Positions
Alternate Member (Sahtu Dene and Metis)
Dillon, Jimmy
Deline, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2017-04-12
2022-04-11
Rabisca, Camilla
Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2015-04-30
2020-04-29
1 Vacant Position
Member (Government of the Northwest Territories)
Walker, Jeff
Norman Wells, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2015-06-18
2020-06-17
Alternate Member (Government of the Northwest Territories)
Hickling, Keith
Norman Wells, Northwest Territories
Removable for cause
2016-09-09
2021-09-08
Total vacancies: 7