Deputy Minister of Human Resources Appointed
Premier Floyd Roland has promoted Tom Williams to the position of Deputy Minister, Human Resources effective today (August 31, 2009).
A Métis, born and raised in the Northwest Territories (NWT), Mr. Williams brings more than 22 years of HR Management experience to his new capacity – both in the Public Service sector and with Aboriginal organizations. Since first joining the NWT Government as a Personnel Officer in 1986, he has held positions including: Regional Superintendent to Assistant Land Claim Negotiator and Minister’s Executive Assistant.Most recently, Mr. Williams served as Chief Operating Officer with the Gwich’in Tribal Council from 2001 to 2008 before returning to the GNWT last year in the role of Associate Deputy Minister of HR.
An active hockey volunteer and coach, he now resides in Yellowknife with his wife Pamela and two children Aurora and James.
Mr. Williams replaces Debbie Delancey who retired from the position earlier this year.
For more information, contact:
Office of the Premier/Cabinet
Government of the Northwest Territories
Phone: (867) 669-2304