Standing Committee on Social Wellness

Chairperson
Janet Pitsiulaaq Brewster

Co-Chairperson
Karen Nutarak 

Members
George Hickes
Solomon Malliki
Joseph Inagayuk Quqqiaq
Alexander Sammurtok

Alternates
Mary Killiktee
Adam Arreak Lightstone
Daniel Qavvik

Staff
Committee Clerk: John Quirke
Research and Policy Analysts: Siobhan Moss and Nathalia Okalik

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; and
  • Department of Justice.