ELSCD 2019 - Participants


» Age range: 21 - 59
» 5 Government, 2 labour/employee advocacy, 3 NGO & 7 Corporate
» 53% Indigenous leaders
» 71% women, 29% men

» Indigenous communities represented: Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways, Lkwungen (Songhees Nation), Metis Nation of Saskatchewan. Duck Lake Local, Musqueam, Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation, Samoan, Skatin First Nation, Thunderchild First Nation

» Provinces represented: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec

» Countries represented: Bahamas, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand 

Participants: Name, Title & Place of employment/study

  • Catherine Pennington, Manager, Community and Indigenous Engagement, BC Enbridge Pipelines, British Columbia
  • Cecelia Dick, Tourism Coordinator, Songhees Nation, British Columbia
  • David Pereira, Money Solutions Specialist, Shopify, British Columbia
  • Diane Gauthier, Indigenous Languge Outreach Lead, Translation Bureau, Government of Canada, Quebec
  • Emily Noël, Graduate Student, Pricewaterhouse Cooper, Grenada
  • Janet Johnson, CEO/Executive Director, Tourism Development Corporation, Bahamas
  • Jason Quinn, Senior Environment Advisor, Natural Resources Canada, Ontario
  • Jordan Wapass, Principal Consultant, Cree8ive Advisory, Ontario
  • Karen Lablans, Human Resources Business Partner, HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), Ontario
  • Lorelei Williams, Women's Coordinator, Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre, British Columbia
  • Manni Mudhar, Human Resources Business Partner, HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), Ontario
  • Maureen Scott, Forestry Liasion Officer, Natural Resources Canada, British Columbia
  • Nicholas Soontiens, Desk Officer for Indigenous members, Directorate of Human Rights and Diversity, Canadian Armed Forces, Ontario
  • Norman Garry Sam, Communications and Indigenous Relations Assistant, M'akola Housing Society, British Columbia
  • Shayla Point, Director, Market Development, Laws & Stakeholder Relations, First Nations Financial Management Board, British Columbia
  • Shauyagaye Panton, Intern, Exim Bank, Jamaica
  • Vivienne Seiler, Inflight Operations Manager - YVR, Jazz Aviation, British Columbia