Ricky-Lee Watts (he/him)
Youth Programs Manager
Port Alberni, BC, traditional territory of the Hupacasath and Tseshaht First Nations
Ricky-Lee Watts is a proud Nuučaańuł man who bears teachings from his Elders and an array of life experiences from his travels. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Victoria in British Columbia. As Youth Programs Manager at ICE, Ricky-Lee leads the delivery of Generation Power through goal-setting, strategic planning, relationship-building, and maximizing potential for capacity building. Ricky-Lee also serves on Council with his community (Hupačasath First Nation) as a motivational speaker for Indigenous youth and role model with SuperNaturals Modelling. Ricky-Lee brings forth passion, love, and dedication to inspiring Indigenous youth and moving towards a more equitable and sustainable future. He upholds values of ʔiisaak and hišukʔiš c̓awaak—respect for all creation having a common origin, and that everything is one. When he is not working, Ricky-Lee enjoys yoga, time in nature, and being creative.