Elsipogtog First Nation, NB
Charla Joseph is a mother of three children and has lived in Elsipogtog First Nation her whole life. Her journey has taken her to many different places of work. She graduated with a Graphic Design certificate in 2009 for which she has been doing freelance designs up until 2015. She has done administration for her church, she worked as a secretary for the Social Assistance department; she has taken quality assurance training and worked with PLATO Miramichi as a Software Tester before coming to the Kopit Lodge. Kopit Lodge is a grassroots organization that deals with consultations. She is hoping that she can get the most out of this program so that she can help her organization and community start to look at ways to use clean energy that is both sustainable and beneficial. Their motto is to protect the water and she wants to be able to fulfill that motto while also bringing her community up to date with clean renewable energy.