The mandate of the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT) is to advise appropriate Ministers on all matters relating to policy, legislation, regulation and administration respecting wildlife, habitat, harvesting, conservation, research and management in the Western Arctic Region.
Government of Canada
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Canada)
The Council consists of six members, plus the Chair.
The Inuvialuit Game Council appoint three members, the Government of the Northwest Territories appoint two members, and Environment and Climate Change Canada appoints one member.
There are six alternate members.
The Chairperson is appointed by the Government of the Northwest Territories, with the consent of the Inuvialuit Game Council and Environment and Climate Change Canada.
The Vice-Chairperson is designated by the Council members.
Quorum consists of four members, including two members appointed by the Inuvialuit Game Council.
Government members are indeterminate; Inuvialuit members hold 2-year terms; and the Chairperson holds a 5-year term.
Time and Travel Requirements
The Council holds at least four meetings per year unless decided by unanimous motion of the Council.
Additional meetings by teleconference may be scheduled as required.
Meetings are held in conjunction with co-management board meetings and may be held outside of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Each party shall be responsible for funding the expenses for salaries or honoraria and other incidental travel expenses. Honorarium is paid to all board members who are not civil servants. Government agencies are responsible for their respective members’ travel expenses.
The Council shall not hold any votes concerning the business of one of the governments unless a Council member of that government is present.
|Position||Appointee||Term Start||Term Expiry||Number of Terms||Appointed By||Nominating Authority|
|Larry Carpenter||2016-08-23||2021-08-22||5th term||Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, with the consent of the Inuvialuit and Canada.|
|Marsha Branigan||2008-03-01||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Robert Gau||2008-09-01||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Bradley Carpenter||2018-10-01||2021-09-30||2nd term||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Jimmy Kalinek||2018-10-01||2020-09-30||1st term||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Dennis Arey||2019-10-01||2021-09-30||1st term||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Eric Reed||2015-09-01||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada|
|Joanna Wilson||2013-04-23||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Natural Resources|
|(Vacant - 2 year term)||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Dang Dang Gruben||2018-10-01||2020-09-30||1st term||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Paul Voudrach||2017-10-01||2020-09-30||2nd term||Inuvialuit Game Council|
|Norman Snowshoe||2017-08-03||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Vanessa Charlwood||2012-01-01||Indeterminate||n/a||Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada|