Standing Committee on Social Wellness

Chairperson
Margaret Nakashuk 

Co-Chairperson
Adam Arreak Lightstone 

Members
Tony Akoak
George Hickes
Joelie Kaernerk
Mila Kamingoak
Patterk Netser 

Alternates
John Main
Allan Rumbolt
Cathy Towtongie 

Staff
Committee Clerk: Stephen Innuksuk
Research and Policy Analysts: Alex Baldwin, Karen Aglukark and Siobhan Moss

The mandate of the Standing Committee on Social Wellness is to:

  • Consider main estimates, capital estimates, departmental business plans and corporate business plans; and
  • Consider any other matter referred by the House. 

The Standing Committee has oversight responsibility for the following Government of Nunavut departments and Crown agencies:

  • Department of Culture and Heritage;
  • Department of Education;
  • Department of Family Services;
  • Department of Health;
  • Department of Justice; and
  • Nunavut Arctic College.