Clint Sawicki has lived and worked in the Yukon for over 25 years. In the course of this time, much of his professional career has been devoted to building research capacity and infrastructure at Yukon College and in the Yukon. He has worked with communities as a researcher, served on a multitude of local and national research advisory boards, and assisted in the development of various Yukon College research programs including the Yukon Technology Innovation Centre, Northern Climate Exchange, Yukon Cold Climate Innovation Centre and the Yukon Research Centre (YRC).
Clint has directed the Yukon College research department, beginning with the Northern Research Institute (NRI), since 1998. In addition to developing and managing various research projects and programs, Clint has been responsible for leading three major infrastructure projects including the YRC research lab and cold storage buildings, YRC administrative space and health care simulation lab renovations and the Yukon College’s new learning commons and electrical upgrade. Clint has been instrumental in developing the College’s first campus master plan (2015) and securing the College’s land endowment.
Clint holds a Bachelor’s degree in Regional and Urban Development with a specialty in Community Development from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Alaska Southeast.