Emmie Fairclough, Lands and Resources Director, Teslin Tlingit Council, Whitehorse, Yukon

Emmie has 17 years of experience working on successful Yukon River Panel Restoration and Enhancement Fund projects for TTC and Ta’an Kwach’an Council (TKC), including work on the Fox Creek Restoration and McIntyre Creek Cleanup projects, and management of the TKC Stewardship project. She has worked with Yukon First Nations for over 18 years in various capacities, building and contributing management and technical capacity. She completed a term on the Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee, and represented this committee at Yukon River Panel meetings, giving her a strong background in salmon management, including technical, policy, and political aspects. As a TTC Citizen, Emmie has an intimate understanding of the cultural and subsistence importance of salmon to TTC, and a strong relationship with TTC Citizens and the general community.