Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly

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List of Speakers of the Yukon Legislative Assembly.

The Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly is the presiding officer of that legislature.

Below is a list of Speakers of the Yukon Territorial Assembly 1974–1978 and Speakers of the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1978:

Name Entered office Left office
Donald Taylor [1][2] December 13, 1974 1985
Sam Johnston [2][3] July 15, 1985 December 1992
Alan Nordling [4] December 14, 1992 1994
John Devries [5] April 16, 1994 1996
Robert Bruce [6] December 4, 1996 1997
Doug Livingston [2] March 24, 1997 1997
Robert Bruce [2] April 14, 1997 2000
Dennis Schneider [7] 2000 2003
Ted Staffen [8][9] February 27, 2003 October 11, 2011
David Laxton December 5, 2011 Present

Footnotes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Speaker Taylor was re-elected in 1978 and 1982
  2. ^ a b c d Canadian Parliamentary Review - Article - The Evolving Speakership
  3. ^ Speaker Johnston was re-elected on March 8, 1989
  4. ^ 28th Legislative Session 1, Monday, December 14, 1992 - 3.00 P.M.
  5. ^ Canadian Parliamentary Review - Article April 18, 1994
  6. ^ 29th Legislative Session 1, Wednesday, December 4, 1996 - 3.00 P.M.
  7. ^ Canadian Who Is Who
  8. ^ Speaker Staffen was re-elected on October 10, 2006
  9. ^ 31st Legislative Session 1, February 27, 2003 - 3.00 P.M.