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.
Surface Rights Board:
Board Member and Alternate
Gwich’in Settlement Area. Applicants must be a resident of the Gwich’in Settlement Area.
Alternate Board Member
Inuvialuit Settlement Region NWT portion or Inuvik. Applicants must be a resident of the ISR NWT Region or Inuvik
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?
- Inuvialuit Environmental Impact Review Board*
- Inuvialuit Environmental Impact Screening Committee*
- Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board*
- Gwich’in Land Use Planning Board*
- Sahtu Land Use Planning Board*
- NWT Surface Rights Board**
*Minister of Lands nominates a candidate or candidates to these Boards or Committees. The successful nominee is appointed by the Federal Minister. All candidates proposed for appointment must undergo a Federal security clearance.
**Minister of Lands appoints members to the Surface Rights Board.
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.
Remuneration is provided to Board and Committee members.
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.
Expressions of interest will be kept on file for two years.
Preference may be given to NWT residents.
Submit your completed application form and a detailed resume by email:
or by mail:
Board Appointments - Care of PLC Division
Department of Lands
PO Box 1320, Yellowknife
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who are considered will be contacted
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (867) 767-9182, ext 24050.