City to appoint new committee members

Six Whitehorse residents are being considered for vacant positions on the city’s advisory committees.

Six Whitehorse residents are being considered for vacant positions on the city’s advisory committees.

If approved by council at next week’s meeting, Craig Van Lankveld would sit on the Whitehorse Trails and Greenways Advisory Committee. The group meets every month to assist with the implementation of the city’s trail plan.

Alan Macklon, Christine Spencer, Colette Acheson and Hans Herdes would sit on the Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee. And Reem Girgrah would be appointed to the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination Advisory Committee.

Under the proposed changes, councillor Betty Irwin and Mayor Dan Curtis would sit on the Association of Yukon Communities. Coun. Robert Fendrick would be appointed to the anti-discrimination committee, while Coun. Joceyln Curteanu would sit on the disabilities committee

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