Yukon College

Yukon College, soon to be Yukon University is grounded in northern expertise and strong partnerships. Yukon College contributes significantly to the development of a healthy and prosperous north through relevant, innovative and inclusive education and research.

Participants and sponsors

Janet Welch, Vice President, Academic and Student Services, Yukon College

Janet Welch

Vice President, Academic and Student Services

Dr. Janet Welch holds a Bachelor of Education Degree (Canada), a Masters in Computing Science (UK), and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Educational Technology (US). Janet has worked for over 30 years in post-secondary education providing strategic and administrative counsel to both University and College institutions in Canada and abroad. She specializes in technology-based environments, staff development and leadership. She is passionate about ensuring that learning is engaging and practical, taking a specific interest in using technology to create engaging experiences.

Tosh Southwick

Associate Vice President, Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation

Tosh Southwick, belongs to the wolf moiety and is a Citizen of Kluane First Nation. She grew up in a small northern community and is the mother to three children and the auntie to many more. She is the Associate Vice President of Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation at Yukon College where she oversees the First Nations initiatives (FNI) office. The FNI office is tasked with integrating an understanding of First Nations and with ensuring that Yukon College is meeting the education and training needs of the 14 Yukon First Nations. Tosh is the senior lead in advancing the reconciliation journey at Yukon College forward.

Tosh Southwick, Associate Vice President, Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation, Yukon College
Bronwyn Hancock, Associate Vice-President, Research Development, Yukon College

Bronwyn Hancock

Associate Vice-President, Research Development

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Andrew Richardson

Dean, Applied Arts

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Andrew Richardson, Dean, Applied Arts, Yukon College
Jacqueline Bedard, Executive Director, External and Government Relations, Yukon College

Jacqueline Bedard

Executive Director, External and Government Relations

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Shelagh Rowles

Executive Director, Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining

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Shelagh Rowles, Executive Director, Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining, Yukon College
Lacia Kinnear, Director, Governance and Strategic Initiatives, Institutional Research and Planning, Yukon College

Lacia Kinnear

Director, Governance and Strategic Initiatives, Institutional Research and Planning

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