Tim Van Hinte - Senior Land Use Planner
Tim has over 13 years of professional planning experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors in Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia. In 2005, Tim received a master’s degree in Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University where he specialized in collaborative land use planning and environmental impact assessment. He has coauthored major reports on oil and gas development and impact assessment for the Coastal First Nations Turning Point Initiative in Vancouver. Before joining YLUPC in 2018, he worked as a regional planner for the Region of Waterloo in Kitchener, Ontario.
Katie Fraser - Land Use Planner
Katie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a focus in Wildlife Biology from McGill University, and has over 7 years of experience working in the field of natural resource management within Yukon. Most recently, Katie has worked as both an Assessment Officer and Manager for the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) within the Dawson district office, where she gained ample experience conducting and directing environmental and socio-economic assessments within the Dawson region. Katie is from Dawson City, where she continues to reside with her family.
Senior Liaison Committee (SLC)
The mandate of the SLC is to provide coordinated, senior level, governmental input, advice and support to the Commission as may be required to address issues in the preparation of the plan including:
- Acting as the primary conduit between the Commission and governments on political matters related to the preparation of the land use plan;
- Providing input and advice to the Commission regarding relevant government issues, policies, programs and initiatives for consideration in the preparation of the plan; and
- Responding to any questions the Commission may have on policy matters.
Kay Linley, Tr'ondek Hwech'in
Manon Moreau, Yukon Energy, Mines and Resources
Helen Booth, Yukon Environment
Technical Working Group (TWG)
The mandate of the TWG is to provide coordinated technical information and support to the Commission including:
- Acting as the primary point of contact between the Commission and governments on technical matters related to the preparation of the land use plan;
- Providing technical input and advice to the Commission regarding relevant Yukon Government and Tr'ondek Hwech'in issues, policies, programs and initiatives for consideration in the preparation of the plan; and
- Coordinating delivery of information to and from the Parties.
Sam Skinner, Yukon Land Use Planning Council
Natasha Ayoub, Tr'ondek Hwech'in
Lee Whalen, Tr'ondek Hwech'in
Amanda Taylor, Yukon Energy Mines and Resources
Tess McLeod, Yukon Environment
Yukon Land Use Planning Council
The Yukon Land Use Planning Council (YLUPC) advocates for land use planning as a comprehensive means of addressing cultural, social, economic and environmental sustainability. The YLUPC promotes an open, fair and public process carried out by all Yukoners, as set out in Yukon First Nation Final Agreements.
The YLUPC makes recommendations to government and each affected Yukon First Nation regarding:
land use planning, including policies, goals and priorities in the Yukon
identification of planning regions and priorities for the preparation of regional land use plans
General Terms of Reference, including timeframes, for each regional land use planning commission
the boundary of each planning region
other matters that governments and each affected Yukon First Nation may agree
The YLUPC will assist the Commission by providing orientation and training to Commission members; reviewing and recommending annual workplans and budgets; providing human resource and financial administration support; and participating on the Technical Working Group and Senior Liaison Committee (as requested).
Pearl L. Callaghan, Chair - Council of Yukon First Nations Nominee
Lois Craig, Council Member - Yukon Government Nominee
Dennis Zimmermann, Council Member - Government of Canada Nominee