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FOR RELEASE
February 21, 2017

New members appointed to the Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors

The Government of Yukon has appointed four new members to the Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors and intends to appoint one additional member in the near future.

The board plays an important role in providing strategic direction and financial stewardship to the Yukon Housing Corporation.

With the expiry of the existing board in January and February 2017, the Government of Yukon has taken the opportunity to appoint new board members. The new board will have strong support from the Yukon Housing Corporation’s experienced staff and management team.

Quote

“I am excited to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors for the Yukon Housing Corporation. This new board reflects an impressive variety of background and experience, which will serve the Yukon Housing Corporation well. We sincerely thank the past board for their dedication, commitment and work that they have done on behalf of all Yukoners.”

–Minister responsible for the Yukon Housing Corporation Pauline Frost

Quick facts

  • New appointments include:

Name

Position

From

To

Rumscheidt, Carl

Member

02/01/2017

01/19/2020

Charbonneau, Fiona

Deputy chair

02/01/2017

01/19/2020

Lepine, Nelson

Chair

02/15/2017

01/31/2018

Lyon, Allyn (Al)

Member

02/15/2017

01/31/2019

  • The Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors is appointed under the Housing Corporation Act and can have between three and seven members. Prior to these new appointments, the board consisted of seven members.

Learn more: Housing Corporation Board of Directors

Contact:

Sunny Patch
Cabinet Communications
867-393-7478
sunny.patch@gov.yk.ca

Tim Sellars
Policy & Communications, Yukon Housing Corporation
867-456-6802
tim.sellars@gov.yk.ca


News release #17-034