Jaida has lived in Cambridge Bay since 1996. She has a B.Sc in Physical Geography, minor in Environmental Toxicology focusing on Northern studies from Simon Fraser University. Jaida rejoined the board in 2014. She was one on of the original employees that implemented the NIRB and has worked for the Board on several occasions over the years as a technical advisor. She is very active as a volunteer on several boards in and out of the community. She enjoys being out on the land or traveling the world with her husband and young twins.