Land Management Boards

Current Board Appointment Opportunities:

  • NWT Surface Rights Board


The GNWT invites residents of the following areas to apply to become a member of NWT Surface Rights Board:

  • Gwich’in Settlement Area
  • Inuvik or the NWT portion of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021

How do I apply?

Download the application form. Your completed application form and resume can be submitted by email:

or by mail:  

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

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?

Information about each board is below, including function, time and travel requirements, membership and more.


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