Yukon River Panel Members


Steve Gotch, Whitehorse, Yukon - Chair
Carl Sidney, Teslin, Yukon
Stanley Njootli, Sr., Old Crow, Yukon
Dennis Zimmerman, Whitehorse, Yukon
Harvey Jessup, Whitehorse, Yukon
James MacDonald, Whitehorse, Yukon

Canadian Alternate:

Steve Smith, Whitehorse, Yukon – Alt. Chair
Don Toews, Marsh Lake, Yukon
Alan von Finster, Whitehorse, Yukon
Roger Alfred, Pelly Crossing, Yukon
John Burdek, Whitehorse, Yukon

John Linderman, Anchorage, Alaska - Interim Chair
Ragnar Alstrom, Alakanuk, Alaska
Andrew Bassich, Eagle, Alaska
Rhonda Pitka, Beaver, Alaska
Erik Weingarth, St. Marys, Alaska
Fred Bue, Fairbanks, Alaska

U.S. Alternate:

Carolyn Brown, Fairbanks, Alaska
Richard Burnham, Kaltag, Alaska
John Lamont, Jr., Mountain Village, Alaska
Virgil Umphenour, Fairbanks, Alaska
Sven Paukan, St. Mary’s, Alaska
Peter Hagen, Juneau, Alaska

Panel Member Location Map

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