YEU gets new executive

The Yukon Employee’s Union elected a new executive this week. Laurie Butterworth was re-elected as president.

The Yukon Employee’s Union elected a new executive this week.

Laurie Butterworth was re-elected as president. Also elected were vice-president Loralee Kesler and first vice-president Steve Geick.

Equal opportunities director Sharleen Patterson, and directors Tom Renwick and Julie Docherty are all incumbents as well.

There are several new members, such as Tracy Foss, Lisa Vollens and Jutta Hopkins-Lecheminant as youth director, all who are under 35.

Other new members include Maureen Stephens as treasurer, secretary Charles Pugh, as well as Blaire Andre and Bonnitta Richie.

The Yukon Employee’s Union is part of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.

The union represents 4,000 people in the Yukon.

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