Peter was appointed to the NIRB in May 2022. He was born in Naujaat and grew up with his family in Rankin Inlet. Before retiring, Peter enjoyed a nearly 30-year career as a federal resource management officer and Field Operations Manager in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. He began his career in the Keewatin Region (now Kivalliq) in 1982 and continued working after the establishment of Nunavut in 1999 based in Iqaluit. Peter has previous board experience, having completed appointments to the Beverly Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board and 3-year term on the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board that included a period as Acting Chairperson.