MLA - Watson Lake
Patti McLeod was elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election of October 11, 2011.
Ms. McLeod is a 35-year resident of Watson Lake, having moved to the community from Whitehorse in 1977. During her time in Watson Lake, she worked in mining administration for 36 years for both the territorial and federal governments and was also employed by the Watson Lake Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. McLeod raised her two children in Watson Lake while also filling a number of community roles. She served on Watson Lake Town Council from 2006 to 2009 and on various local and territorial boards and committees, including Yukon College (Watson Lake) Campus Board, Yukon Child Care Services Board, Yukon Lottery Licensing Board, Labour Standards Appeal Board and Southeast Yukon Tax Assessment Appeal Board.
Ms. McLeod is an avid volunteer and is involved extensively in Watson Lake community activities. She helped the community gain national recognition through the Communities in Bloom organization and served as project coordinator for Watson Lake’s first daycare centres. She has also been involved in the Watson Lake Daycare Society, Watson Lake Community Club, Watson Lake Chamber of Commerce and community softball.