Yorkton city council is elected to act in the best interest of our community.

Made up of one Mayor and six Councillors, members are responsible for representing their constituents when making decisions that affect local policies, programs and services while keeping the well-being and financial integrity of the city in mind. Each one is elected for a term of four years.

Council and Mayor

Meet our Council

Mayor Bob Maloney

Mayor Bob Maloney

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-786-1701

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About your Mayor

Mayor Maloney was first elected as a City Councillor in 2003 and served in this capacity for nine years, prior to being elected as Mayor in October of 2012 and being re-elected as Mayor in 2016.

Mayor Maloney enjoyed a long term journalist career which began at the Yorkton Enterprise Newspaper in 1975. He moved on to CKOS-CICC television where he rose to the position of General Manager before retiring in 2012. He was honored by the Radio Television News Directors Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.

Councillor Ken Chyz

Councillor Ken Chyz

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-621-5687

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About your Councillor

Councillor Chyz has spent more than 25 years as a business owner and manager in Yorkton. Until recently, he was the owner and publisher of the Yorkton News Review and now operates his own marketing and promotions business.

Councillor Chyz previously worked in sales at both the Leader-Post and the Yorkton Enterprise, is a board member and past chair of Yorkton Business Improvement District and serves on the Yorkton Community Development Parks and Recreation Committee. He is also an active Yorkton Co-op board member.

Councillor Randy Goulden

Councillor Randy Goulden

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-783-8707 (work) 306-782-9139 (residence)

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About your Councillor

Councillor Goulden's many years of work in the community, as well as her involvement with provincial and national organizations, have kept her in close touch with the people of Yorkton and the issues that directly affect them. She continually promotes Yorkton as the best place to visit, live and do business and believes in partnerships and empowerment towards growing a vibrant, safe and sustainable community.

Councillor Goulden was first elected to Yorkton City Council in 1997 and continues to serve as a Councillor. She has served on all council committees and commissions and has been an active Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) participant. Councillor Goulden has played an active role as Chairperson of both the FCM Standing Committee on Community Safety & Crime Prevention and the National Rail Safety Committee.

As an active community volunteer, she has served on numerous community, provincial and national committees and organizations, including terms as President of both the Canadian and Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association. She has also contributed her personal time towards the Saskatchewan Winter and Summer Games, World Junior Hockey Challenge, Yorkton Dance Association, Yorkton Nursery School Association, Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame, Band Boosters, Yorkton Music Festival, Ukrainian dance, Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club, Yorkton Figure Skating Club, the Rotary Club of Yorkton, and was the chair of the Vancouver Olympic Torch Run for Yorkton along with the last Royal Visit.

Councillor Quinn Haider

Councillor Quinn Haider

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-641-5334

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About your Councillor

Councillor Haider is focused on teamwork and collaboration at the Council table. He has served on the Protective Services Committee and the Yorkton Public Library Committee and is open to hearing what citizens have to say about all local matters.

Yorkton is where Councillor Haider was raised, educated and where his teaching career started 25 years ago. During his quality time in Yorkton, he has met thousands of students and their families in the community. He is proud to call Yorkton home and is dedicated to keeping people safe in the community.

Councillor Mitch Hippsley

Councillor Mitch Hippsley

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-782-4911

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About your Councillor

Councillor Hippsley is committed to building and making the fine City of Yorkton an even better place to work and live. He was raised and educated in Yorkton and is very proud to call this city home. He believes that Yorkton is strategically located as a business hub for Eastern Saskatchewan where growth is the only option.

Councillor Hippsley is a professional photographer and operates a growing photography studio business in Yorkton and western Canada. He has also served on the Cornerstone Credit Union Board of Directors.

Through his work and volunteer efforts he has connected with a large contingent of the Yorkton population, over three generations, and is now proud to serve them as a municipal leader.

Councillor Aaron Kienle

Councillor Aaron Kienle

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-621-9349

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About your Councillor

Councillor Kienle, as a parent of young children and a small business owner, strives to bring a unique perspective and representation when discussing matters with Council. He has participated as a member of various Council committees and was part of the group that made the local skateboard park a reality prior to serving as a member of Council.

Councillor Kienle is an active entrepreneur in the community and through these business activities, he supports many local causes and organizations.

He has lived in Yorkton most of his life and is proud to call Yorkton home.

Councillor Darcy Zaharia

Councillor Darcy Zaharia

City of Yorkton 37 3rd Avenue north
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Telephone: 306-621-9660

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About your Councillor

Councillor Zaharia, in his role as Councillor, is committed to giving back to the community that has served him well during his life in Yorkton.

Councillor Zaharia serves as an auditor for the Provincial Government in his professional life and believes his accounting background and keen interest in citizen issues will bring a unique perspective to the Council table.

He was born and raised in Yorkton and is extremely proud to call this city home. Councillor Zaharia has volunteered in the community in many ways including, coach and board member for Yorkton Minor Football, board member of a local daycare, a volunteer firefighter and as an auxiliary RCMP member.