Terri Lynn Morrison
Terri Lynn Morrison is a citizen of the Mi’gmaq Nation from Listuguj Quebec. For the past 19 years, Terri Lynn has worked for Mi’gmaq governments and in June of 2014 she was selected as the Director for the Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n (MU) Wind Farm project.
The MU Wind Farm is a major wind farm of 150 megawatts’ owned by 3 the Mi’gmaq communities in the province of Quebec, along with their partner Innergex Inc. Mrs. Morrison manages and advises on various aspects of the project such as Mi’gmaq inclusion in construction and operations, promoting social acceptability, and working with contractors.
Having a passion for Mi’gmaq governance, social and economic development, she sees this wind farm as the perfect opportunity for the Mi’gmaq to integrate into the regional development. From 2009-2016, Terri Lynn led the Mi’gmaq Wind Power Partnership initiative, where a total of 116 Mi’gmaq trades people have become certified to work outside of the reserve, which has made this project the largest First Nation wind energy project in Quebec.
Recently, Terri Lynn was awarded the “Rising Star” award during the Techno Centre for Wind Energy in Quebec, which highlights outstanding work in the wind industry over the past 2 years.
Terri Lynn has a certificate in Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration in Community Economic Development with Cape Breton University.