Ms. Youzwa is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of SaskPower. She is the current Chair of the Pooled Funds Advisory Committee for Greystone Managed Investments, the Saskatchewan Vice-Chair of the Canada West Foundation and the RBC Woman Executive in Residence at the Hill School of Business, University of Regina.
Ms. Youzwa has served as Deputy Minister of Economic Development and as Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines for the Government of Saskatchewan. She has also served as a director on numerous boards and has held policy advisory roles at the national level with such organizations as the Canadian Electricity Association, the Energy Council of Canada, the Conference Board of Canada, the Canada Alberta ecoEnergy Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage and the Minister’s Advisory Council on Energy Science and Technology.
Ms. Youzwa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Toronto. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and, in 2011, received the Lieutenant Governor’s Gold Medal for Excellence in Public Administration.