Land Management Boards

Are you interested in Land and Resource Management in the Northwest Territories?

If so, the Government of the Northwest Territories is looking for members of the public who want to serve on various Boards and committees.

What role does the GNWT have in Public Boards?

The Government of the Northwest Territories is responsible for making nominations or appointments to a variety of public committees, boards and councils (public boards). These public boards have been created through legislation, intergovernmental agreements, or government policy. Appointments are made by Cabinet, the Commissioner in Executive Council or the responsible Minister.

What Boards can I apply to through the Department of Lands?

The selection of successful candidates will be based on individual’s experience and knowledge in the area of northern land and resource management. This can be demonstrated through professional education and employment as well as community involvement and life experience.

Current board members are also invited to express their interest in reappointment.

How do I apply?

Download the application form.  Please select which boards you wish to be considered for. You may apply to as many boards as you wish.

Submit your completed application form and a detailed resume by email:

or by mail:  

     Board Appointments - Care of PLC Division
     Department of Lands
     4923-52nd Street
     PO Box 1320, Yellowknife
     X1A 2L9

Deadline to apply: October 15, 2021

Submissions received after the deadline may receive consideration for future vacancies.

Expressions of interest will be kept on file for two years


Please email or call (867) 767-9182, ext 24050.