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Chartered Professionals
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The Yukon Advisory Council handles the planning and implementation of local CPHR BC & Yukon activities and is made up of members representing a broad range of HR experience levels and areas of practice.

To see upcoming activities, please view our calendar.

Your Yukon Advisory Council:


Tracey Maher, CPHR – Chair

Tracey Maher is the Director, Human Resources at the Department of Justice, Yukon Government.  Tracey obtained her MBA – Human Resource Management at Royal Roads University in 2012.  She has been an Advisory Council member since the Yukon Region joined CPHR BC & Yukon. Tracey has 20 years of human resource experience with Yukon Government and many years in private industry before moving to the Yukon in 1993.


Sharlaina Bain, CPHR Candidate

Sharlaina is the Human Resources Manager for Carcross/Tagish First Nations in Carcross, Yukon. With a passion for organizational culture and Indigenous development, Sharlaina is excited to continue weaving these ideals into the HR strategic plans for this dynamic First Nations. She looks forward to sharing and expanding her passion for life-long learning and offers her guidance and support to any fellow HR enthusiasts. Together, we are providing information and best practices to employers throughout the territory, helping to ensure our greatest asset, our citizens are encouraged to flourish.


Stephanie Boyle, CPHR

Stephanie joined the Advisory Council in 2016. Stephanie is committed to ongoing education and development and is eager to help shape the professional development opportunities of human resources in Yukon. Stephanie is the Senior Human Resources Consultant with Yukon Government’s Department of Tourism and Culture. Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies from University of Calgary and a post-diploma in Human Resources Management from British Columbia Institute of Technology. She has also maintained her CPHR designation since 2011.


Charmaine Cheung, CPHR

Charmaine joined the Advisory Council in 2016.  As one of the newest members of the team, she is excited about the opportunity to contribute to human resources professional development in the Yukon.  Charmaine is the Director of Human Resources Department of Economic Development, Yukon Government.  Prior to moving to the Yukon, Charmaine was a Recruitment Consultant for an international executive search firm in Shanghai, China.  Charmaine holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a graduate certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management.  She obtained her CPHR designation in 2011.

Jillian Hardie

Jillian Hardie is the Executive Director and CEO for Challenge Disability Resource Group and Career Industries.  She has a background in Special Education from Okanagan University and Human Resource Management and Labour Relations from Athabasca University and is passionate about coming in the two fields.  Overseeing the operations of Yukon’s largest NGO dedicated to supporting persons with a variety of disabilities gives Jillian an unique perspective on disability management, staff training and development and Policy implementation.

Molly Harrison, CPHR

Molly Harrison is the HR Specialist for Gold Corp. Coffee Project.  She has been working in Human Resources in the Yukon Mining Industry in a generalist capacity since 2014.  Molly got her start in Human Resources in the Edmonton area mostly specialising in Compensation in both private and public sectors while completing a Bachelor of Management Degree.  She achieved her CPHR designation in 2016.


Roxane Larouche, CPHR

Roxane was one of the first Yukoners to obtain her CPHR designation and has over 25 years’ experience in the human resources field in both private and public sectors.  She is currently the Director, Human Resources for the Yukon Hospital Corporation and has a passion for strategic human resource management initiatives.


Sandy Watson, CPHR

Gordon A. (Sandy) Watson is a CPHR and has been an active member of Human Resource Management associations for over two decades.  Sandy moved to Whitehorse in 2014 and is currently the Senior Business Analyst for the Yukon RCMP. He was the Human Resources and Administration Manager at Canada’s largest military-industrial complex. He is currently Lieutenant-Colonel and the Liaison Officer to all three Territories with the Canadian Armed Forces Liaison Council.  Sandy is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University and holds a BA in Economics and a MBA and a Master’s of Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada.

Please contact Rita Koeller, CPHR for more information regarding the Yukon Advisory Council.