Kim Nash McKinley
St. Mary’s First Nation, NB
Kim Nash-McKinley, B.A. is a citizen of the Wolasttogiyik Nation, a Former Chief and recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, which she received for her commitment and dedication of over 20 years to issues that affect the off-reserve Indigenous Peoples; provincially in New Brunswick, regionally in the Maritimes and nationally in Canada through participation in the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples.
Nash-McKinley has over 25 years of serving on a variety of Boards and Commissions at the local, provincial, regional, and national levels, and has served as the inaugural Anglophone co-chair for the Voices of Women’s Forum, and she is a past member of the New Brunswick Health Council.
Nash-McKinley is a current member of the Board of Kings Landing, the AtlanticLeona Provinces Economic Council (APEC), was one of a group of five cofounders for the Indigenous Tourism Association New Brunswick (ITANB) and she is currently employed as the Director of Economic Development for Kingsclear First Nation.