|Minister of Tourism and Culture|
Assumed office |
December 3, 2016
|Preceded by||Elaine Taylor|
|Member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly|
Assumed office |
November 7, 2016
|Preceded by||Darrell Pasloski|
|Political party||Yukon Liberal Party|
Jeanie Dendys is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon in the 2016 election. She represents the electoral district of Mountainview as a member of the Yukon Liberal Party.
Prior to entering territorial politics, Dendys was the Director of Justice for the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. She has served in numerous advisory capacities, including the Yukon Policing Review and the review of the Yukon Corrections system. Dendys also served for four years as the Yukon representative to the RCMP Commissioner’s First Nation Policing Advisory Board.
Dendys defeated Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski in his riding of Mountainview on November 7, 2016. On December 3, 2016, she was sworn in as the Yukon Minister of Tourism and Culture, as well as the Minister responsible for the Women's Directorate and the Minister responsible for the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board. She is currently also a member of the Standing Committee on Appointments to Major Government Boards and Committees.
Yukon general election, 2016
|Yukon Party||Darrell Pasloski||399||31.4%||-13.3%|
- "Golden night for Silver". Yukon News, November 8, 2016.
- Jeanie Dendys Yukon Liberal Party
- Yukon election recount confirms Jeanie Dendys win in Mountainview. CBC North, November 18, 2016.
- Liberals officially sworn in, forming new Yukon government. CBC North, December 3, 2016.
- Jeanie Dendys, Yukon Legislative Assembly. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
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