Regional Chief Election 2021

AFN – Yukon Regional Chief Election Process

 2021 Call for Nominations – NOW CLOSED

On October 29, 2021, Kluane Adamek was acclaimed as AFN Yukon Regional Chief for a second term. Bruce Warnsby, Electoral Officer for the Assembly of First Nations – Yukon Region, issued a Close of Nominations following the deadline for the Regional Chief election call for nominations: Final Close of Nomination – October 28, 2021



During the election process, the Electoral Officer is responsible to call for nominations 35 calendar days prior to the date of the election. Once the election process is underway Yukon First Nation individuals who are qualified and nominated and confirm their interest to be a candidate are required to file their nomination forms with the Electoral Officer no later than 21 calendar days prior to the date of the election.

Candidates must be:

  • At Least 19 Years of Age
  • A citizen, member or beneficiary of a Yukon First Nation; and
  • Nominated by 3 Yukon First Nation Chiefs.

All Nominations must be submitted in the required forms to the Electoral Officer by no later than 4:00 PM on 27 October 2021.

For more information or to receive a nomination package, please contact B. Bruce Warnsby, Electoral Officer, at [email protected] or by phone at 867-334-8456.

More information can be found at

Unit 204 – 105 Titanium Way, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0E7 | T. 867-456-2369 | F. 867-668-6577 | [email protected] |




Oversight and administration of the Election Process


The Electoral Officer, responsible for the nomination and election process, is appointed by Yukon First Nation Chiefs. The Electoral Officer’s primary responsibilities are set out in section 2 of the Election Rules.


The Election Oversight Committee, responsible to work with the Electoral officer and ensure that the election rules are upheld, is established by Yukon First Nation Chiefs, in accordance with section 3 of the Election Rules. The Election Oversight Committee consists of three elected Yukon First Nation leaders. Section 5 of the election rules provides that an AFN Yukon staff member is to be available to provide administrative support to the election process.


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How To Submit Your Nomination


Nominations Forms may be:

–    Mailed to the physical address noted below, or

–    Emailed to [email protected]

–    Faxed to 867.668.6577

You can return completed nomination forms to  or mail or drop them off at Unit 204 – 105 Titanium Way, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0E7