The Board of Trustees manages the fund established to promote through education, research and demonstration, the wise use of renewable resources; awareness, enhancement and protection of the environment; and use of the most efficient and most effective methods of trapping wildlife.
Government of the Northwest Territories
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Natural Resources Conservation Trust Act (NWT)
The Board is composed of not fewer than three members and not more than five members.
There are no alternate members.
The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternate members on the Board.
The Chairperson is designated by the Minister from amongst the Board members.
There is no Vice-Chairperson.
Quorum is three members.
Members are appointed by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change under section 3(2) of the Natural Resources Conservation Trust Act (NWT).
A member holds office for a term of two years and may be eligible for reappointment.
Time and Travel Requirements
The Board shall meet at least once a year.
Each member, who is not a member of the public service, shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.
Each member who is a member of the public service shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses.
The Chairperson shall receive an honorarium and shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses whether or not the he or she is a member of the public service.
Category - Advisory
Chairperson - up to $300 per diem
Member - up to $250 per diem
Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings
The Minister may provide employees of the public service as the Board considers necessary to assist the Board.
The Board shall make bylaws governing its proceedings, subject to Ministerial approval.
The Board may establish criteria and procedures for submissions to the Board for funding.
|Position||Appointee||Term Start||Term Expiry||Number of Terms||Appointed By||Nominating Authority|
|1. Chair||(Vacant - 2 year term)||Minister of Environment and Climate Change|
|2. Member||(Vacant - 2 year term)||Minister of Environment and Climate Change|
|3. Member||(Vacant - 2 year term)||Minister of Environment and Climate Change|
|4. Member||(Vacant - 2 year term)||Minister of Environment and Climate Change|