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Northwest Territories Power Corporation (Board of Directors)

Overview

Function

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation’s Board of Directors is mandated to direct the business of the Corporation and may for that purpose exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Corporation under this Act and the regulations.

Jurisdiction

Government of the Northwest Territories

Authority

Northwest Territories Power Corporation Act (NWT)

Board Composition

The Board of Directors of the Corporation is composed of not fewer than six directors and not more than ten directors.

Alternate Members

There are no alternate directors.

The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternates to the Board.

Chairperson

The Chairperson of the Board shall be designated by the Minister from among the directors.

Vice-Chairperson

The Vice-Chairperson of the Board shall be designated by the Minister from among the directors.

Quorum

A majority of the directors constitute a quorum.

Appointment Instrument

Members are appointed by the Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation under section 9 of the Northwest Territories Power Corporation Act (NWT).

Term Duration

A director holds office for a term not exceeding three years as specified in the appointment.

Time and Travel Requirements

The Board meets in person a minimum of four times per year.

Remuneration

The Minister sets the honorarium and expenses. A member shall be paid an honorarium if he or she is not a member of the Public Service as defined by the Public Service Act, and shall be reimbursed for expenses.

Other Considerations

N/A

Current Membership

Position Appointee Term Start Term Expiry Number of Terms Appointed By Nominating Authority
1. Chair (Vacant - 2 year term) Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
2. Vice-Chair (Vacant - 2 year term) Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
3. Member (Vacant - 2 year term) Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
4. Member Martin Goldney 2018-05-24 2021-05-24 2nd term Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
5. Member Sylvia Haener 2018-05-24 2021-05-24 2nd term Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
6. Member Mr. Sandy Kalgutkar 2019-09-19 2021-05-23 1st term Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
7. Member (Vacant) Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation

(Board details as of Dec 09, 2019)