Feb 1, 2016

Brenda Lee Doyle – Assistant Deputy Minister, Social Services for the Government of Yukon

By PFM Search

Following a comprehensive national search, PFM Executive Search congratulates Brenda Lee Doyle on her appointment to Government of Yukon as Assistant Deputy Minister, Social Services. Brenda Lee will be responsible for the development and delivery of a complex portfolio of social services and programs  for residents of this truly unique Canadian territory.

Brenda Lee brings to Yukon more than 22 years of progressive Senior and Executive management experience in three provincial governments, most recently as Assistant Deputy Minister, Disability Services Division, Alberta Ministry of Human Services.  In this role, she led the integration of all adult, children and adult disability programs and services, co-led the Alberta FASD Prevention Initiative and led the Alberta community disability organizations to outcome-focused services and contracting.

From the Social Services area, she has a history of collaborative and integrated delivery with health systems. Brenda Lee was also responsible for Public Guardian and Public Trustee offices.

In British Columbia, Brenda Lee led the implementation of the Adult Guardianship legislation while being responsible for the Guardianship office. In Prince Edward Island, she was Provincial Director of Child, Youth and Family Services and worked with the Premier to develop The Premier’s Council on Family Violence.

She has served as Director of Psychology in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, as well as having experience as a community mental health counsellor and registered psychologist.

PFM Executive Search wishes Brenda Lee every success in her role with Government of Yukon, and her new life above the 60th parallel.

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