​Yukon Arts Advisory Council

 

The Yukon Arts Advisory Council (YAAC) advises the Minister of Tourism and Culture on recommendations for funding for individual artists and arts organizations as well as reviews and monitors the effectiveness of the implementation of the Arts Policy and other programs under the Arts Act. The council:

  • is an arms-length body that makes recommendations for funding and reviews the effectiveness of arts programs
  • adjudicates Arts Fund, Touring Artist Fund and Arts Operating Funds
  • has up to 9 members which are appointed for 3-year terms and can be re-appointed
  • is comprised of members representing several arts disciplines, Yukon communities, and the distinct interests of First Nation artists.

 

Current Members

Bill Barnie Term until Jan/2018
Heidi Hehn Term until Jan/2018
Gail Calder Term until Jan/2018
Tarie Castellarin Term until Jan/2019
Marjolène Gauthier Term until Mar/2020
Jacqueline Olson, (Chair) Term until Mar/2020
Al Cushing, (Vice-Chair) Term until Mar/2020
Nicole Bauberger Term until Mar/2020
Krista Reid Term until Jun/2020