YBID Board & Membership

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Every year Yorkton Business Improvement District (YBID) Board membership is renewed, and submitted to the City of Yorkton for approval.  To be a YBID Board member an individual or business must fit the following criteria:

  • You must own a business or commercial property that resides within the Yorkton Business Improvement District (YBID) boundaries.  Residential property owners are not eligible for YBID Board participation, as the YBID tax levies are NOT assessed on residential properties.
  • You must operate a business or commercial entity that physically resides within the YBID boundaries.  Any business with a physical presence in the district utilizing rented or leased property within the YBID district, financially contribute to the operations of YBID either directly or indirectly through the Yorkton Business Improvement District Levy.
  • You must be willing to serve a term of no less than one year.
  • You must be willing to attend all meetings and serve at the pleasure of his Worship, The Mayor of Yorkton.

The following are the current Yorkton Business Improvement District Board Members:

Donna Brothwell

YBID - Executive Director

Business Representative

Entrepreneur - Yorkton Business Advocate

37 - 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "The Business community!  It’s like family to me and there is no greater place to raise our family and help others do the same".

Phoebe Buckle

Chair

Business Representative

Under the Covers (Est. 2004)

30 Betts Ave. , Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "My favorite thing about Yorkton is the people in it. Proud supporter of local business growth #downtownyorkton"

Bruce Thurston

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

Yorkton Coop

30 Arglye Street, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "Family, Work, Community and Sledding - in that order"

Gail Pelletier

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

S.I.G.A / Painted Hand Casino

510 Broadway St W, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "A fantastic place to raise a family. Welcoming. Good Neighbors. Great Community."

Ken Chyz

Board Member

City of Yorkton : Council Representative

Ken Chyz Holdings Inc.

41 Broadway St E, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "I love bringing an idea to the community and working to help it grow."

Andrew Rae

Board Member

Business Representative

Xerox Canada Ltd. / SDS Inc.

1 - 31 Broadway St E, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "Yorkton is a little city with a big heart.  And Perogi. Can't forget the Perogi."

Jordan Schenher

Board Member

Business Representative

Modern Mattress (Yorkton)

12 Livingstone St, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "I'm a proud father, a dedicated husband, and a businessman that LOVES my home town!"

Cory Werner

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

CORE Real Estate Inc.

5 - 3 Ave N, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "I love Yorkton! I couldn't be prouder of our town and it's support of home grown business".

Doug Hull

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

J A Audio Production

65 Argyle St, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "I am extremely  proud to be a part  of a community  that works together in hard times and celebrates together the good times".

Sandy Kerr

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

Yorkton This Week

20 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "Yorkton is more than a city, it's a community.  A great place to live, work and play".

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David Nussbaumer

Board Member

Property & Business Representative

N. Holdings Ltd.

160-41 Broadway St W, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: "I love Yorkton and it's amazing and supportive Community spirit."

Damon Syrota

Board Member

Business & Property Representative

Cornerstone Credit Union

 64 Broadway St E, Yorkton

Favorite thing about Yorkton: “Yorkton provides the best of both worlds – a large city business core while providing small town values, a great community”.