Salamiva Weetaltuk

Jimmy Akavak

Coming soon!

Robert Moshenko

Robert Moshenko was appointed to the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board in 2011, re-appointed for another 4 years in 2015 and again re-appointed in 2019 by the Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.  Robert began his career as a science school teacher before becoming a biologist employed first with the Manitoba Government and then with the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans – Central and Arctic Region. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Bachelor of Education and a Master of Science degrees from the University of Manitoba. He has over 30 years of direct experience working in fisheries and wildlife research and management with the majority of focus on Arctic wildlife. Since his retirement as a biologist and resource manager in 1998 and until 2011, he has participated as a wildlife consultant and an agriculture sessional instructor at the University of Manitoba and Assiniboine College. During this same 13 year period, he has held several membership appointments and re-appointments, by Order in Council, to the Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board (Northwest Territories) and the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board. Robert continues to have close ties to land, water, agriculture and wildlife.

Dr. Jean-Pierre L. Savard

Jean-Pierre Savard was appointed to the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board in 2013 for a four-year term. He was born in Lévis, Québec and holds a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Laval University, a Masters Degree in Zoology from the University of Toronto and a PHD in Zoology from the University of British Columbia. Jean-Pierre began working as a Biologist in 1977 at the Canadian Wildlife Service. He has worked at Environment Canada since 1992 when he became a Research Scientist for the Quebec Region. In 2012, he was became a Scientist Emeritus. Jean-Pierre has extensive expertise in ornithology and has taught and published on many different species of birds. He has also sat on numerous committees relating to the recovery of endangered bird species. His hobbies include volley-ball, walking and, of course, bird-watching.

Iola Metuq

Vallee Saunders

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Harry Okpik

Harry Okpik was born in the community of Quaqtaq in 1954. He has a strong background in translations, working for the Makivik Corporation during the implementation of the JBNQA. He has also worked as the boat captain of the community starting in 1994. Harry owns a dog team and has participated in numerous regional Ivakkak dog sled races over the years, and is recognized as one of the most dedicated dog team owners in Nunavik. A documentary film has been made in his name called Okpik’s Dream, that documents his numerous Ivakkak races and his passion for his dog team. Harry presently is the Kativik Regional Government Umajuit Warden for the community in Quaqtaq, ensuring all sport hunters and fishermen follow the applicable wildlife regulations in the region.