Simeon Mikkungwak

Constituency: 
Baker Lake

Deputy Speaker

Legislative Office: 

Phone: (867) 975-5019
Fax: (867) 975-5112
Email: smikkungwak [at] assembly [dot] nu [dot] ca

Constituency Office: 

Phone: (867) 793-4949
Fax: (867) 793-4950
Email: simeonmikkungwak [at] bakerlakemla [dot] ca

Simeon Mikkungwak was re-elected in the general election held on October 30, 2017, to represent the constituency of Baker Lake in the 5th Legislative Assembly.

Mr. Mikkungwak was appointed to serve as Deputy Speaker and Chairperson of the Committee of the Whole during the 5th Legislative Assembly’s first sitting, which was held on November 21, 2017. Mr. Mikkungwak previously served in the 4th Legislative Assembly. Mr. Mikkungwak served as the Chairperson of the Regular Members’ Caucus and as a Deputy Chairperson of the Committee of the Whole.

Prior to his election, Mr. Mikkungwak was employed as a Lands Inspector with the Kivalliq Inuit Association. Mr. Mikkungwak has held a number of positions during his career, including Regional Alcohol and Drug Specialist with the territorial Department of Health and Social Services and Legal Interpreter at the territorial court level.

Mr. Mikkungwak is a graduate of Nunavut Arctic College. Mr. Mikkungwak has taken a number of professional courses in the fields of hazardous waste operations, emergency response, firefighting, addictions counselling and suicide prevention.

Mr. Mikkungwak has previously served as Deputy Mayor of Baker Lake, a member of the Municipal Council of Baker Lake, Secretary-Treasurer of the Baker Lake Hunters and Trappers Organization, Chairperson of the Baker Lake District Education Authority and a member of the Board of Directors of the Baker Lake Housing Association.

Mr. Mikkungwak has been an active volunteer in the fields of search and rescue and community radio. Mr. Mikkungwak’s personal interests include hunting, sports and music.