Board of Directors

President

Joanne Gibson

Joanne graduated from the Leicester DeMontford University in 1988 with a baccalaureate (with honours) in Pharmacy and from the Liverpool John Moores University with a Masters in Clinical Pharmacy in 1997. She was a Deputy Pharmacy Manager at the Halton General Hospital in the UK for 9 years until she emigrated to Canada in 2000. She worked as a staff pharmacist in Alberta and Yukon and became an Associate Owner with Shoppers Drug Mart in Whitehorse in 2009.

Vice-President

Jeff Spiers

Jeff graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax Nova Scotia in 2001. He moved to Yukon and after working at different Pharmacies in Whitehorse and NWT he settled in a Medicine Chest Pharmacy in 2003. He is currently part owner and manages both Medicine Chest locations. 

Secretary

Amy Fry

Amy graduated from Memorial University in Newfoundland in 2003.  She then when on to complete a hospital pharmacy residency at London Health Sciences Centre.  She has worked in both hospital and community pharmacy in London, Halifax and Whitehorse.  Amy is most passionate about hospital pharmacy practice and working with other healthcare professionals and is very happy to be working at Whitehorse General Hospital.  She has been in Yukon 4 years, and has made it home with her family.

Treasurer

Tamara Klym

Originally from Saskatchewan, Tamara moved to the Yukon for 6 months and is still here 20 years later!

Director of Inter-Professional Affairs

Greg Oldridge

Greg received his Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2000. He went on to work at Christchurch hospital before succumbing to wanderlust and moving to the UK where he locumed in any hospital he could find that was close the mountains. After eight years of NHS funded travel and one particularly influential trip to the middle east, Greg came to the Yukon. A brief (3 year) interlude at Nelson Hospital, New Zealand followed, before returning to Whitehorse in 2016 with his young family. He now divides his time between both Medicine Chest pharmacies in Whitehorse.