YWPOS Board

Extraordinary General Meeting

Date/Time: Wed 21, October, 2020 @ 5:00pm

Location: Meeting virtually via Google Meet: meet.google.com/acu-xous-inp
Or call in at (‪CA‬) ‪+1 289-351-7815‬ PIN: ‪445 237 202#‬

Topic: Presentation and approval of interim financial statements required by Corporate Affairs

During the state of emergency YG Corporate Affairs has made allowances for virtual general meetings and allowed societies to remain in good standing while holding their AGMs later than normal. However, there are also additional filing requirements when exercising this option that we were not aware of until filing with Corporate Affairs.

Interim Financial Statements:

YWP Balance Sheet Prior Year Comparison 2020 09.pdf

YWP Income Statement Prior Year Comparison 2020 09.pdf

2020-21 Board of Directors

Alexandra Tait, President
Shawna Warshawski, 1st VP
Chris Evans, 2nd VP
Vacant, Treasurer
Kirk Cameron
Justine Benjamin
Melissa Croskery
Eamonn Pinto
Dennis Berry, non-voting YG rep
Drew MacNeil, non-voting YG rep

Learn more about our committees

Animal Care Committee
The goals of this Committee are to:

  • Operate within the parameters of the Memorandum of Understanding with Yukon Government, Animal Health Unit;
  • Regularly review and revise when required, YWPOS Policies and Protocols relevant to the delivering of animal care and management at the YWP ensuring:
    • Compliance with the needs and requirements of the Board of Directors and Staff
    • Compliance with the Yukon Societies Act
    • Compliance with the accreditation requirements of the Canadian Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA)
    • Compliance with applicable federal and territorial Acts and Regulations
  • Provide recommendations for bylaw or policy changes to the Executive Committee for consideration.
  • Provide comment and guidance on any proposed research or testing projects or teaching programs involving animals at the YWP;
  • Provide comment and guidance on animals held for display or breeding purposes, research, teaching, or testing, except where current regulatory requirements provide exemptions. Be advised of other animalbased activities, such as commercial or recreational activities, within an institution, and to work with responsible persons to ensure appropriate animal care and use is undertaken in accordance to appropriate procedures and protocols;
  • Require all animal users and researchers to present detailed information on animal use protocols and procedures to be employed on animals from the YWP and to animals on the YWP.
Education Committee

The goals of this Committee are to:

  • To oversee the development of exceptional educational experiences by the YWP, including formal educational programs, informal educational activities, outreach programs and public programs.
  • To oversee the development of exceptional visitor experiences at the YWP.
  • To evaluate educational program goals, merit and effectiveness.
  • To encourage multidisciplinary educational opportunities.
  • To collaborate with other groups and institutions to deliver educational experiences that align with the mandate and mission of the YWP.
Research Committee

The goals of this Committee are to:

  • Develop a research strategy for the YWP, within the framework approved by the Board of Directors and as established in the Master Plan
  • Keep under review, research activities of the YWP in order to encourage and facilitate research of the highest quality
  • Ensure that research undertaken by institutions or groups operating at the YWP, is conducted in an ethicallysound manner, in accordance with the YWP and CAZA policies and procedures
  • Identify grant or research funding opportunities and to work with the Executive Committee and Staff to develop proposals
  • Identify potential research partners, academic institutions, and other stakeholders that serve to increase the value and quality of research conducted out of the YWP
  • Ensure that any and all research activities are revenue generators for YWPOS (or at a minimum are cost-neutral).

Contact the Board (board@yukonwildlife.ca)

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Other Contact Options

Alexandra Tait, president@yukonwildlife.ca
Shawna Warskawsk and Chris Evans, vp@yukonwildlife.ca

 

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