Yvonne Samson began her career with the Province of New Brunswick in 1997 when she joined the Office of the Auditor General. While in that role she earned her CA designation. Yvonne has since worked for the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Department of Environment and Local Government and is currently the Director of Finance and Administration for the Department of Social Development.
Yvonne became involved with fmi*igf in 1997, serving on the program committee and then joining the board of the Fredericton Chapter. She served as President of the chapter from 2003-2006. She joined the National Board in 2007 as the Atlantic Liaison Director and helped rewrite and update the fmi*igf Policy Framework. Yvonne served as a Co-Chair of PSMW 2012 in Fredericton. She was the National Board Vice-President for 18 months, and then the National Board President from November 2014-December 2015. This was a transition year for the Board as it moved from a large operational Board to a smaller, more strategic Board. She left the National Board in 2016 after serving as Past President. Yvonne rejoined the National Board in 2019 as the Director of Policy Review.
In her spare time, Yvonne enjoys travelling, hiking and is an avid reader.