Fort Chipewyan-Mikisew Cree
Calvin is a proud member of Treaty 8, Mikisew Cree First Nation (Fort Chipewyan). From 2017 to 2020, Calvin served as a councillor of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, where he contributed to building the environmental and economic capacity to create a path toward sovereignty. As a councillor, one of his accomplishments was a leadership role in securing funding for a new water treatment for his people.
Calvin has served as a Director of Mikisew Group of Companies and a Co-Chair for Mikisew Government-Industry Relations. In 2018, Calvin was active in the start-up and is the Founding President of Three Nations Energy (3NE) – a 100% owned indigenous partnership responsible for developing, owning, and operating a 2.43MW Fort Chipewyan Solar Farm.
Calvin was an early 20/20 Catalyst with Indigenous Clean Energy. He now serves on the ICE Advisory Council, hosts Power Hour webinars, and is a Coach and Mentor for various ICE programs. Calvin has recently joined the Indigenous off Diesel Initiative, Bringing It Home’s Project Accelerator program, and Greenplanet Energy Analytics as an advisor, technology analyst, and community educator. He continues to work with youth, elders, and the community in Fort Chipewyan and beyond on a wide range of social, cultural, environmental, and climate initiatives.