Premier McLeod announces senior management appointment

Communiqués de presse

YELLOWKNIFE (April 10, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced that Mr. Jeff Anderson has been appointed President of the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC), effective May 11, 2015.

Mr. Anderson is a thirty-year employee of the NWT Housing Corporation and is currently Vice President of Finance and Infrastructure Services. Previous senior management positions Mr. Anderson has held with the NWTHC include Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accountant. His work with the Corporation has included developing a new formula funding model for local housing organizations reflecting updated roles and responsibilities, completing the planning and delivery of five seniors independent living facilities in support of Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) aging-in-place initiatives, and expanding the delivery of new public and market housing infrastructure in rural and remote communities.

“Mr. Anderson brings a wealth of experience and corporate history to his new position as President,” said Premier McLeod. “Addressing housing needs in NWT communities has been a priority for this Legislative Assembly and Mr. Anderson has been a key player in our progress on that file. I look forward to working with him in his new role as we continue to build sustainable communities across the territory.”

Mr. Anderson will replace David Stewart, who was previously named as the incoming Deputy Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.

Media inquiries:
Roya Grinsted
Communications Officer
Government of the NWT
Tel: 867-669-2308
Email: roya_grinsted@gov.nt.ca