The Student Financial Assistance Appeal Board is established to hear appeals arising from the administrative review of decisions regarding student financial assistance.
Government of the Northwest Territories
Department of Education, Culture & Employment
Student Financial Assistance Act (NWT)
The Board is composed of five members, including one post-secondary student member.
There are no alternate members.
The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternates on the Board.
The Chairperson is designated by the members of the Board.
There is no Vice-Chairperson.
Quorum is three members.
Members are appointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment under section 8(2) of the Student Financial Assistance Act.
A member holds office for a term of two years and may be eligible for reappointment.
Time and Travel Requirements
The Board holds meetings throughout the year, on an as needed basis.
Members shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.
Category - Regulatory/Quasi-Judicial
Chairperson - up to $400 per day
Member - up to $325 per day
Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings
Where a vacancy occurs, the Minister may appoint a person to fill the unexpired term of office.
Members will deal with vulnerable population, which include youth.
|Position||Appointee||Term Start||Term Expiry||Number of Terms||Appointed By||Nominating Authority|
|1. Chair||Clarence Wood||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||1st term||Minister of Education, Culture and Employment|
|2. Member||Brenda Gauthier||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||2nd term||Minister of Education, Culture and Employment|
|3. Member||Karalyn Menicoche||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||1st term|
|4. Member||Clarence Wood||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||3rd term||Minister of Education, Culture and Employment|
|5. Member||Darren Moorman||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||3rd term||Minister of Education, Culture and Employment|
|Courtney Chetwynd||2018-12-01||2022-11-30||2nd term||Minister of Education, Culture and Employment|