Board and Staff

The Yukon Law Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors composed of six members, three appointed by the Minister of Justice and three appointed by the Law Society of Yukon. Members are appointed for two-year terms. The Board itself appoints one of its members to serve as Chair.

The Board contracts an Executive Director for the Foundation.

Currently, Board and staff membership includes:

Kelly McGill, Chair
Alex Benitah
Jody Woodland
Mike Reynolds
Carmen Gustafson

Deana Lemke, Executive Director


Our Funding Programs

A fund for law-related activities such as education, legal research, legal aid, law reform and maintenance of the law library.
Spring Grant Application Deadline: Extended to May 31
Fall Grant Application Deadline: August 31
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A fund for scholarships that is made available for law or law related studies.
Application Deadline: August 31 each year
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Financial assistance for Yukon articling students attending bar admission courses outside the territory.
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