Premier McLeod announces Deputy Minister appointment

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YELLOWKNIFE (May 8, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced that Ms. Bronwyn Watters has been named as the new Deputy Minister of Human Resources.

Ms. Watters is a longtime Northerner with a 35-year career in public service. She is a former Deputy Minister of Justice and has previously held senior positions in Education, Culture and Employment and Health and Social Services.

“I have worked with Ms. Watters for many years in my role as Premier and Deputy Minister,” said Premier Bob McLeod. “She is a committed and dedicated public servant who brings a wealth of Northern experience and professionalism to her new appointment. She is well known for her role in advancing many social programs and initiatives through a collaborative and consensus-building approach and I look forward to working with her again in her new role.”

Ms. Watters was a recipient of the Dave Ramsden award for career excellence in 2012, her appointment will take effect in June.

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