Northern Safety Network Yukon

NSNY Endorsed External Auditors

Tony Gaw


Designations: NCSO, CTECH, ASTTBC (technical designation)

Specialization: Civil and Building Construction, Municipal Construction, Water and Waste, Transportation, Survey and Engineering, Office Administration, Telecommunications and Transmission Line Construction, Aviation, Government and First Nations and Exploration.

Experience: 12 years as an auditor, 14 years in H&S

Travel: Travel as necessary

Kimberley Henney


Designations: Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP), Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc.), Diploma in Disability Management Certified Canadian/Yukon Teacher

Specialization: Kim has nationally recognized health, safety and disability management designations and has extensive experience developing and implementing health and safety management systems, including return to work, for both federal, territorial and first nation governments as well as private industry. Kim is also experienced at developing and delivering internal training in the safety and disability management fields.

Experience: 18 years in the field of health, safety and disability management.

Travel: Kim is willing to travel where/when required to ensure fulfillment of your health and safety requirements.

Cory Hoehn


Designations: Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC)

Specialization: I have been a full time safety professional since 2010. I have worked in both Government and now in private sector as a safety professional. I am quite familiar with inspections, investigations, safety program development and auditing of most industries in the Territory.

Experience: I have been an endorsed external auditor through NSNY, since 2015. I have conducted audits from small 2 person companies up to and including the largest capitol project in the Yukon to date.

Travel: I have travelled throughout most of the Territory conducting SE/COR audits. Ie Whitehorse & area, Watson Lake & area, Ross River, Faro, Mayo, Dawson City and area.

Mieke Leonard

(temporarily inactive)

Fireweed Nurse Consulting Services

Designations: Registered Nurse, Occupational Health Nurse Specialist, Certified Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Specialization: utility construction, oil & gas construction, asbestos abatement & demolition, telecommunications, government, engineering, environment, finance, emergency management, human resources, mining, trades & general contracting, heavy equipment & road construction, solar energy, health and human services. Subject matter expert in governance, risk management and internal controls.

Experience: 12 years

Travel: Willing to travel within and outside of the territory, and has done so on multiple occasions for audit projects across Canada’s north.

My scope of nursing practice includes audit & evaluation, health and safety program development, health screening and surveillance, and disability management consulting. I practice within a professional code of ethics for auditors and nurses, and abide by the professional standards outlined by the Alberta Occupational Health Nurses Association and the Institute for Internal Auditors. Currently pursuing my Masters of Laws (part time). NSNY instructor since 2012. I look forward to assisting your company towards operational efficiency, compliance, and excellence.

Dan Poelman


Designations: HSA, ATPL, MCpl (retd).

Specialization: General Construction, Transportation, Landscaping, General Contracting, Electrical Service, Composting, Expediting, OHS programs, Government, Fuel Services, Safety Services, Aviation.

Experience: NSNY certified auditor since 2008

Travel: Prefers working in the Yukon.

Brooke Rudolph


Designations: NCSO, MA, ILM

Specialization: Specializing in Mining, Civil Infrastructure and Earthworks, and Heavy Construction. First Line Supervisor

Experience: External Auditor since 2017, Internal Auditor since 2007

Travel: Willing to travel within the Yukon (on or off road); and out of territory, schedule permitting. Have access to 4WD truck and travel trailer as needed.

Brooke is an entrepreneur specializing in heavy construction and mining with a focus on safety programming. As well as auditing and teaching COR courses at NSNY, Brooke enjoys working in the field helping companies create programs that are meaningful and add value to their business. Brooke is also an Industrial Audiometric Technician (IAT) and Noise Measurement Surveyor.

Amber Shewen
President SHE Consulting Inc.


Designations: CRSP, CHSC

Specialization: Specializing in all aspects of health and safety including: Program Development and Auditing, Liason with regulators (WCB, OHS, RCMP, Transport Canada)Serious Incident investigations, Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP and Risk Assessment, Contractor Management, Emergency Response, Training for SE/COR Program as well as specialized training development for internal corporate needs.

Experience: I have been auditing for 15 years (SE/COR Auditor since 2011)

Travel: I currently support clients in four jurisdictions including Yukon, NWT, Alberta and BC. In multiple industries including Mining, Construction, Health care, Social services, transportation and education.

As President of SHE Consulting Inc. Amber is involved with multiple health and safety related projects for organizations as small as one person and as large as 3000 workers. Amber has worked in the health and safety field since 1999, and is focused on creating safe work environments for all industries.

Adam Sills

Sills Safety Services Ltd.

Designations: Health and Safety Administrator Certification (HSA), Bachelor of Commerce degree

Specialization: Telecommunications in various forms (satellite, radio, wireless, microwave, fiber telephone), Utility Construction, Road Construction, Civil Construction, Environmental, Solar, Transport, Landscaping, General Contracting.

Experience: External Auditor since 2018, Internal Auditor since 2012

Travel: Willing to travel anywhere within or outside Yukon as required.

Adam is a Health and Safety Professional with experience working in a variety of different industries both as a field worker and in a health and safety capacity. He believes health and safety programs should be direct and not overly complicated. He looks forward to continuing to work with Yukon companies in the development and review of their health and safety programs, regardless of their size, scope, or industry.

Debbie Smilar

Smilar Consulting

Designations: NCSO, CSS (with CHSE pending should receive end of December/January)

Specialization: General Construction, Civil construction, Trucking, Environmental, Oil & Gas, Mining, Government, Educational facilities, transportation, manufacturing, and Heavy Equipment/Earth moving operations

Experience: 10 Years duel certified external auditor (NSNY & ACSA)

Travel: Will consider all area's

Debbie’s focus is on supporting her clients to meet the challenges of building and maintaining effective and current health and safety programs. Debbie advises clients so they are aware of, comply with, and meet legislative requirements, in order to achieve and maintain COR. Assisting companies by setting the foundation for them to achieve their journey to zero workplace incidents, in a realistic, attainable and financially appropriate customized manner for your organization.

Richard Zral

Zral Safety Services
Office: 867-668-7653
Cell: 867-334-9725

Designations: Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC)

Specialization: Richard has been involved in workplace safety for over 40 years and is quite familiar with inspections, investigations, safety program development and auditing of programs in all industry sectors.

Experience: NSNY certified auditor since Spring 2004 - 14 years

Travel: Richard is quite willing and able to travel to any worksite, in any part of the country. He has conducted safety audits and developed safety programs for firms in YT, AB and BC. He is committed to being where you work, when you need his assistance.

Richard has been an Occupational Health and Safety practitioner since 1975. He has worked in AB, BC and YT as a full-time safety professional. He is always ready to assist you with workplace safety issues.