Resolution No. 2009-03 - Passed by Consensus

Vuntut Gwitchin Liaison position

Whereas;  The newly formed Vuntut Gwitchin Liaison/administration position in Whitehorse 
		be one of an advocate/support position for the Vuntut Gwitchin citizens residing 
		in Whitehorse, and be available to assist medical patients who travel to the city 
		to navigate through the medical system, and provide to one-on-one social and 
		individual support, as required from time to time;

Whereas;  The primary duties of the position will be an advocate position, while the 
		secondary responsibilities will be consistent with the direction from leadership	
		and that is to provide the necessary administrative support to the VDC/VGFN		
		Administration, including the requirement to attend meetings as required in the	
		absence of a VG political representative;

Whereas;  The assembly directs the executive office to turn over the responsibility for 
		the design and drafting of the job description to the Human Resource Director as 
		is the standard business practice of the administration

Whereas;  The assembly directs the executive office to turn over the responsibility for 
		the design and drafting of the job description to the Human Resource Director as	
		is the standard business practice of the administration;

Whereas;  The assembly directs the Human Resources Director to follow a fair competition 
		process, that is inclusive of the VGFN Administration Policy, and preference hire 
		VGFN citizens with the necessary qualifications, and that a representative from 
		the Whitehorse citizenship sit on the drafting, and hiring committee.


Therefore Be It Resolved;	

That the existing financial resources identified by the executive office, through a cost 
sharing initiative of VDC, remain intact, and that the first nations executive guarantee 
the resources to pay for this permanent position;

Further, it is the recommendation of the general assembly that one of the political 
leaders hold the portfolio to service its citizenship outside of the community of Old Crow.