Alex Ittimangnaq is Inuk, who was born and raised in Kugaaruk, Nunavut, formerly Pelly Bay, Northwest Territories. He is employed by the Hamlet of Kugaaruk, their municipal government. His job title is Community Economic Development Officer (CEDO). Before he worked as CEDO, he worked with Community Justice, where he worked with at-risk youth and developed programs. Before that, he worked at the local school in different capacities. He is very committed to his community, and he loves to see his people and community move forward. He is also an active volunteer, he is the lead organizer and founder of their local hockey league, and he also coaches youth basketball.