Jerome was born and raised in South Africa, moving to Northern Alberta as a teenager. He started his university career at the University of Alberta (BA Sp) before going on to Dalhousie University (LL.B), Simon Fraser University (MBA) and Kennedy School of Government - Harvard University (Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies).
Jerome has dedicated more than three decades to honing his craft as an executive leader of, and legal counsel to, regulatory bodies and associations. His focus has mainly been on the professions, ranging from natural resource management, to the built environment, and healthcare.
He is an expert in board governance, complex case management, right touch regulation, policy, organizational design, operations, strategic planning and Board/CEO performance planning and evaluation.
Jerome's focus is on ensuring that patient safety and public protection remain the primary focus for YRNA. This includes a commitment to Cultural Safety and Humility throughout YRNA's operations.
Paul is a born and raised Yukoner with considerable experience working with Yukon's health care system.
Having completing an education in Philosophy with a focus on ethics and responsibilities, Paul took a position with the Yukon Government's Cabinet Office, working for the Minister of Health and Social Services.
Paul then moved on to work in Yukon's green energy sector before spending a brief stint in Ontario in the inter-generational wealth management field.
Paul returned to the Yukon in 2018 to work as YRNA's Operations Coordinator before assuming the role as Registrar in the fall of 2020.
Denise is originally from Germany - moving to the Yukon for the first time in 2013.
Denise returned to Germany to complete her Bachelor's degree in Tourism Management and worked in Austria in the Hospitality industry before moving back to the Yukon to continue studies and honing customer service and administration skills.
Denise completed a diploma in Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies from Yukon University, adding a Northern component to her education while at the same time gaining work experience in Yukon's tourism industry.
Denise joined the YRNA team in October 2020 bringing her administrative and customer service skills to the team.