In May 2010, Keith Hickling was appointed as a member of the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board. He has served as an alternate member of the board since 1999.
Mr. Hickling brings to this position extensive experience in resource management. Raised in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, he began his career working at Aklavik and then moved to Norman Wells. In 1980, he was part of the first graduating class at the Renewable Resources Technology Program at Fort Smith.
Since that time, he has worked as a Renewable Resource Officer in several Western Arctic communities in the Northwest Territories and in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. He currently serves as Superintendent for the Government of the Northwest Territories' Environmental and Natural Resources Sahtu Region.