Community Affairs

Community Affairs

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Community Affairs

Community Affairs works directly with municipalities to provide advice and assistance on a variety of matters. The branch maintains a close relationship with the Association of Yukon Communities and is responsible for the ongoing operation of the Yukon Municipal Board.

Director – Damien Burns - Oversees the establishment of and support for local governance. Works at maintaining collaborative relationships with Yukon communities and the Association of Yukon Communities. Ensures the needs of local governments are effectively communicated and addressed in partnership with the Government of Yukon.

Community Advisors – Responsible for supporting responsible local government. Work directly with the administration and elected officials of local governments as a liaison with the Government of Yukon. Provide advice, support and facilitation on a wide range of community issues. Advisors work with municipalities, Local Advisory Areas and unicorporated communities.

Carolyn Moore 

Samantha Crosby

Sarah Russo

Kirsti Muller

Community Finance & Administration Officer - Kathryn Ives

Gas Tax Fund Manager – Patrick Sageaktook - Administers the implementation of the Canada-Yukon Gas Tax Administrative Agreement. 

Contact Community Affairs

(867) 667-8334
Box 2703,  C - 11
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6