TKWH advisory committee

Advisory Committee Meeting with Jenna Boon from the Joggins Fossil Institute, April 2015. From left to right, Committee members: Rick Lemaire, Paula Hassard, Dan Davidson, Paul Robitaille, Lee Whalen, Barb Hogan, Debbie Nagano, Tara Christie, Micah Olesh. Far right: Jenna Boon.

Current Advisory Committee members are:

Dick Van Nostrand
Dawson resident

Tara Christie
Placer mining community liaison

Dan Davidson
President, Literary Society of the Klondike (Klondike Sun)
Dawson City Chamber of Commerce representative

Paul Robitaille
Marketing Manager, Klondike Visitors Association

Al Doherty and Peter Tallman
Yukon Chamber of Mines

Jonas Smith
Executive Director, Klondike Placer Miners Association

Debbie Nagano
Director of Heritage, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in

Lee Whalen
Heritage Officer, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in

Barbara Hogan
Manager, Historic Sites, Yukon Government Department of Tourism and Culture

Rick Lemaire
Director, Cultural Services, Yukon Government Department of Tourism and Culture

Micah Olesh
Development Officer, City of Dawson

David Rohatensky
Superintendent, Klondike National Historic Sites, Parks Canada

Alex Somerville
Director, Dawson City Museum

The Advisory Committee provides strategic direction for the Project. Additionally it will:

  1. Ensure that stakeholders are appropriately engaged;
  2. Obtain the support of relevant authorities;
  3. Discuss, and review the Project Management Committee terms of reference, work plan and budget, and make recommendations to the Chair; and
  4. Discuss and provide strategic advice to the Project Management Committee pertaining to the management of the Project, including creating working groups.