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Inuit Advisory Committee

The Inuit Advisory Committee (IAC) provides guidance and recommendations related to needs and priorities of Inuit with regards to strategic planning, research needs/gaps, input of traditional knowledge, community involvement, participation, training and education. The committee reports to the Research Management Committee (RMC) and is composed of the Inuit ArcticNet Coordinators, the 4 Regional Inuit Research Advisors, Inuit Organization members of the RMC and ArcticNet’s Executive Director (non-voting).


Dunford, Andrew (Chair)
Policy Analyst-Environment, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

Barrett, Michael
Assitant Director, Kativik Regional Government

Braithwaite, Leah
Executive Director, ArcticNet (ex-officio, non-voting)

Cheechoo, John
Director Environment & Wildlife, ITK

Makkik, Romani
Inuit Research Advisor for Nunavut

Moss-Davies, Pitseolalaq
Research and Policy Assistant (Environment), Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada

O'Hara, Shannon
Inuit Research Advisor for Inuvialuit

Palliser, Betsy
Inuit Research Advisor for Nunavik

Pamak, Carla
Inuit Research Advisor for Nunatsiavut

Sheldon, Tom
Director, Environment Division - Department of Lands and Natural Resources - Nunatsiavut Government

Tagoona, Kendra
ITK ArcticNet Coordinator