Dr. Valoree Walker has been working with Yukon College since 2004 and is currently working as the Research Administrator. The overall responsibilities in this capacity are for the day to day operations of the Research Services Office, research ethics and compliance and faculty research funding activities. Valoree provides administrative and technical guidance to faculty, staff and students on human research ethics, animal care, internal funding opportunities and special sponsored institutional projects. She also is familiar with the relevant regulations, guidelines and standards to ensure institutional compliance. Previous work included the role of Northern Coordinator of the Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA) research network and the Director for the Aurora Research Institute, Aurora College based in Inuvik, NT.