Board Nominations – Applications now available

Friday, April 15, 2016

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Boards of Directors.

• Two (2) Alaska board members will be elected in May 2016 to serve three-year terms.
• Seven (7) Yukon board members will be elected in May 2016 to serve one and two year terms.

Qualifications: To be considered for either board, applicants must be members in good standing of the respective board they are applying for as of the Annual General Membership Meeting (AGM) and able to travel to Canada or the US without legal restrictions. Each country has different requirements for applying; check with the appropriate office.

Commitment: Board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings
(teleconferencing is available) and to attend two joint meetings with the other board (in Fairbanks in spring, in Whitehorse in fall; two days for each meeting, not including travel time). Board members should expect to dedicate a minimum of 10 hours per month to board meetings and other Yukon Quest business. Special events and other projects may take additional time.

Application: To submit your name for consideration for the 2016 board elections, please complete the appropriate application form and return it to the corresponding organization by the deadline. Each country has different requirements for filing as indicated by the different deadlines. Give us a call at the office listed below – we would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding joining the team!

Alaska Board Nomination Form
Yukon Board Nomination Form

Alaska Office
Deadline: April 20, 2016
Email: Alaskaoperations@yukonquest.com 
Phone: (907) 452-7954

Mail or delivered in person to:
Yukon Quest International, Ltd. 
550 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Yukon Office
Deadline: May 12, 2016
Email: yukondirector@yukonquest.com
Phone: (867) 668-4711

Mail or delivered in person to:
Yukon Quest International Association
#2-1109 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4

Thank you for your interest in the Yukon Quest and for considering serving on the Board of Directors.

* The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is comprised of two organizations each with a Board of Directors, one in Alaska and one in the Yukon. Each board provides governance and fiscal responsibility for the organization in its respective country. The two organizations work in concert to plan the race and to ensure the long-term viability of the race.