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Steve Geick

President

Cell Phone: 335-2631 Work Phone: 667-2331

Steve has been active in Local Y017 for many years, serving 6 years as Shop Steward and 5 as a Director. Before coming north, he served 6 years as a Shop Steward with the Ontario Nurses Association. His union involvement began at age 16 as a Teamster, working as a truck driver.

Steve was a Teamster for 20 years, serving 8 years as Shop Steward. Before his election as YEU President, he participated on the Yukon Area Council for three years, and worked as a member of the YTG bargaining input committee and bargaining team.  Steve is serving his second term as YEU President.

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Sue Christianson

Vice-President – Outgoing

Cell Phone: 335-2638 Work Phone: 667-2331

Sue’s strong belief in workers’ rights is the heart of her activism. Sue has been active in YEU and PSAC for most of her 35 year YG career as a Shop Steward, Facilitator, Regional Women’s Committee member, Access Committee member, Aboriginal People’s Committee member, and has participated in many more union activities as a volunteer and executive member.

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Paul Johnston

Vice President

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Tony Thomas

Vice-President, Communities

Cell Phone: 335-2630 Work Phone: 993-5391

Based in Dawson City, Tony Thomas is an experienced union activist. His roles have ranged from Shop Steward to Local President, and he has served on the YEU Executive for several years. Tony is the first elected Vice-President for Communities. He will represent YEU throughout the territory during his term, visiting each community and meeting with members to provide enhanced communication and access outside of Whitehorse.

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Khairul Alam

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Derrick Andersen

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Simonne Chalifoux

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Matt Landry

Youth Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Matt Poushinsky

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Charlene Smith

Secretary

Yukon Employees’ UnionExecutive
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Richard Wagner

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Deborha Wren

Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Roberta Wurtak

Equity Director

Yukon Employees’ Union
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Derek Yap

Treasurer

Work Phone: 668-8769

The Component Executive consists of a President,  Vice President, Vice President-Communities,  Secretary, Treasurer, Youth Director, Equal Opportunities Director and six Directors. The Executive is the governing body of the Component between conventions. It meets monthly to discuss and implement programs and policies in support of YEU’s membership.

An extensive committee structure provides additional support for our members. Many YEU Executive members participate on one or more of these committees.

Executive Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month.