Our Board & Staff

Yukoners helping Yukoners achieve their potential

Executive Officers

Michael Pealow, Chair  

Karen Hougen-Bell, Past Chair

Miriam Mueller, Secretary 
Kim Tanner, Treasurer 

Davida Wood, Executive at Large

Helen Bowie, Dawson Region  

Amy Chandler, Law Society of Yukon
Patricia Cunning
Al Doherty, Yukon Chamber of Mines

Tanis Giczi, Government of Yukon

Keith Halliday
Rolf Hougen, Honorary Life Member
June Hampton, Central Yukon (Mayo, Faro, Ross River) Region

Lorraine Joe

Sharon Ann Peter, Council of Yukon First Nations
Gordon Ryder
Fred Smith, Yukon Order of Pioneers
Rick Staley, North Alaska Highway Region

Ruth Wilkinson, Watson Lake Region

Committee Chairs

Kevin Gillespie, Awards 

Keith Halliday, Communication

Karen Hougen-Bell, Policy

Kim Tanner, Investment

The executive committee meets monthly and the full board meets quarterly . The Yukon Foundation's financial year-end is September 30th and the Annual General Meeting takes place in December. The directors of the Foundation receive no remuneration.


Professional Services

Jennifer Hall, Executive Director  

Crowe MacKay LLP, Auditing and Accounting Services
Macdonald and Company, Legal Services 
RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Investment Management