The Yellowknife Community Foundation (YKCF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Robin Greig has been appointed President of YKCF effective July 1, 2019.
Born in Hamilton Ontario and educated in London Ontario (Fanshawe College), Robin is a long-term resident of Yellowknife moving here in 1978 to work for Stanton Yellowknife Hospital. He has been married for over 34 years to Colleen and together they have raised two adult sons.
Robin retired after 34 years in the fall of 2012 from the Stanton Territorial Health Authority from the position of Director of Operations. He has been actively involved for over 25 years in short speed skating at the local, territorial, national and international level. He has served terms on both the Yellowknife Speed Skating Club as the Coach Coordinator and the NWT Amateur Speed Skating Association as the Coach/Officials Coordinator. Robin currently is a certified Level 2 coach and Level 3 Referee.
Robin is joined on the YKCF Board by Laurie Gault, Vice-President, Hilary Jones, Erin Devine, Treasurer, Hilary Jones, Secretary, and Directors Elaine Keenan Bengts, Jason Snaggs, Ian Legaree, Shawn McCann, Sophie Kirby, and Past President Bronwyn Watters.
The Yellowknife Community Foundation was formed in 1993 to provide interested individuals and organizations with a means of supporting projects in our community for the enduring future. It embodies a simple concept – that people working together can make a difference. To date, YKCF has contributed well over $1 million to charitable projects in and around Yellowknife and scholarships for students from across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
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