Debra Jonasson-Young
Debra Jonasson-Young
Position Director
Department Stu Clark Centre for EntrepreneurshipWomen Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Manitoba
Office 212 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-8422
Fax (204) 474-7698


Previously, Jonasson-Young was President of People First HR Services, Vice-President of Dufresne Furniture & Appliances, Vice-President of Shoppers Optical, and Vice-President and General Manager of Videon CableSystems. She holds an MBA from the Asper School of Business.

Active within the Manitoba business community, Jonasson-Young is Past Chair and currently sits on the board of the Associates of the Asper School of Business. She is Chair of Women of Winnipeg, and until recently sat on the board of Value Partners Investments Inc. She is a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and sits on the executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Manitoba Chapter. She was a Governor of the Manitoba Museum for nine years, and was appointed to sit on the Manitoba Hydro Board. As well, she served as Past-Chair for the Winnipeg Downtown Business Improvement Zone, sat on the board of Tourism Winnipeg, and acted in an advisory role to the University of Manitoba, Continuing Education Division, as well as the Red River College, Business Administration program.