Portrait Name John Jensen Company ALPHA-EL Inc Location Carcross Tagish First Nation, Yukon Description John Jensen has a degree from the University of Phoenix BSc in Business Management, and pursued a Master of Environmental Management from Royal Roads University. John was a director of the Yukon Energy Board. John is from the Gaanaxtedi Clan for the […]


Portrait Name Sara Fralin Company Aboriginal Housing Management Association Location British Columbia Description Sara Fralin is a 4th generation Canadian, born and raised in Vancouver on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples. Sara’s Jewish ancestors escaped the Pogroms of Russia and arrived in Canada in 1923 as refugee immigrants. Sara is grateful to […]


Portrait Name Leona Humchitt Company Heiltsuk Climate Action Location Heiltsuk First Nation, British Columbia Description Leona Humchitt is the Climate Action Coordinator for the Haiłzaqv Nation of Bella Bella, British Columbia. She credits her journey and capacity building for clean energy to the Indigenous Clean Energy Leadership program, the 20/20 Catalyst Program, an intensive clean […]


Portrait Name Kyla Morrisseau Company Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek Location Aimbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek, Ontario Description As the first point of entry for all industry undertakings, Kyla’s main priority is protecting the rights and interests of Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek, along with teaching her community how to adapt in a changing climate. She sees the truly value in […]


Portrait Name Ed Genova Company NB Power Location Metepenagiag First Nation, New Brunswick Description Ed Genova is a Mi’kmaq from Metepenagiag First Nation. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in Biology and Physical Education. Ed worked as an educator and administrator for 10 years. In 2007, he left the education field to work in […]


Portrait Name Corey Mattie Company Indigenous Treaty Partners Location K’jpuktuk, Nova Scotia Description Mi’kmaw/Settler from K’jpuktuk, a member of the Indigenous Professional Association of Canada and co-founder of Indigenous Treaty Partners (ITP), Corey Mattie has always been involved with supporting Canadians through complex topics. As a professional keynote speaker to international audiences, including the G7 […]


Portrait Name Calvin Waquan Company Mikisew Cree First Nation Location Alberta Description Calvin is a proud member of the Mikisew Cree people. Walking in two worlds, he has braided western and traditional teachings to benefit the community of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, and the Athabasca region. He moved back home in 2014 as a Community Liaison/substitute […]


Portrait Name Judith Sayers Company Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council Location British Columbia Description Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers, is the President of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and an adjunct professor with the School of Business and Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria.Judith practiced law for 18 years and served fourteen years as Chief of the Hupacasath […]


Portrait Name Blair Hogan Company Gúnta Business Consulting Ltd. Location Teslin Tlingit Council, Yukon Description Blair Hogan is a Teslin Tlingit First Nation Citizen who has a strong history of effective community leadership in business development, economic development, and intergovernmental relations. Blair has assisted his self-governing first nation, the Teslin Tlingit Council and Community of […]


Portrait Name Melina Laboucan-Massimo Company Sacred Earth Solar Location Lubicon Cree First Nation, Alberta Description Melina is Lubicon Cree from Northern Alberta. She has worked on social, environmental and climate jMelina is Lubicon Cree from Northern Alberta. She has worked on social, environmental and climate justice issues for the past 20 years. Melina is the […]


Portrait Name Troy Jerome (Co-Chair) Company SEN’TI Environmental & Indigenous Services Location Mi’gmaq Nation, Quebec Description Mr. Troy Jerome is a citizen of the Mi’gmaq Nation, residing at Listuguj, Québec. He has devoted much of his career serving the Mi’gmaq Nation as a firm believer in the inherent right to self-government and their permanent sovereignty […]


Portrait Name Kim Scott Company Kishk Anaquot Health Research (KAHR) Location Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, Quebec Description Ms. Scott is founder and principal investigator of Kishk Anaquot Health Research (KAHR), an independent Indigenous owned and operated consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, program design, performance measurement, partnership development and environmental sustainability with a varied […]