Northern Employee Benefits Services (NEBS) is a member owned, non-for-profit corporation that sponsors an insurance and health care benefits plan and a pension plan for public sector employees in the north. Membership in NEBS is open for northern public sector employers, including:
- Community governments,
- Band councils,
- Public housing organizations,
- Boards and agencies of government, and
- Non-profit organizations.
Over 130 employers representing 2000 employees are members of NEBS.
A Board of Directors oversees the management of the Corporation. Directors are nominated and elected by Employer Members and the Board reports to the Membership at annual general meetings. The Chief Executive Officer and 5 staff are located in Yellowknife and manage program operations. Employer Members are kept informed of all Board activities and program matters through regular Employer Bulletins and other mailings.