NEWS & EVENTS
YCC Welcomes New Executive Director
Yukon Chamber of Commerce
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(WHITEHORSE, Yukon) The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the hiring of Luke Pantin as our new Executive Director.
Luke is a respected practitioner of with over 45 years of experience working in support of public/private administration, strategic planning, organizational change management and innovation, sustainable community economic development, tourism and culture, community leadership and organizational management.
Beyond his many years of public sector and NGO experience in the North, Luke has worked extensively across Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean and brings a strong foundation of knowledge on the administration of federal, provincial, territorial, municipal, Aboriginal, public and private institutions to the Chamber.
Luke is a former Assistant Deputy Minister of Economic Development for the Governments of Yukon and Alberta and has held directorships on various boards and public policy teams, including:
- AT&T Latin America & Caribbean Distribution Council
- Economic Developers Association of Alberta
- Economic Developers Association of British Columbia
- Canadian Manufacturing & Exporting Association
- Economic Developers Association of Canada
- International Economic Development Council
- Circumpolar Council
"Luke has lived and worked in the Yukon for many years and brings tremendous local, regional, national and international perspective to the Chamber," says Kyla Barker, Chair of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors."
"As the voice of Yukon's business community we continue to strengthen our team and focus on innovation and modernization priorities that are essential to our long-term sustainability and our mission to advocate for Yukon's vibrant business community in the months and years ahead."