The Planning Council is pleased to announce that Tim Sellars has been hired as the new Planning Director.
Tim Sellars is a long time Yukoner, having lived in the territory since 1989, when he arrived in Whitehorse to work for the Yukon Land Use
Planning Commission on the Greater Kluane Land Use Plan. Tim went on to work as a mapping technician, land disposition manager, land use
planner, fish & wildlife planner, and director with various departments within Government of Yukon. Tim has most recently worked as the Senior
Planner for the Dawson Regional Planning Commission, leading the team that recently completed the Dawson Region Recommended Plan. Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Geography and a Master's degree in Public Administration, specializing in integrated resource management.
Tim is an active participant in many Yukon pursuits, including mountain biking, lake swimming, berry picking, coaching swimming, volunteering
with the ski patrol and playing with the Problematic Orchestra. Tim's wife and daughter are both born and raised in Yukon and are members of
the Carcross/Tagish First Nation.