Métis Self Government Leader
Government relations and Indigenous relations chairperson for the Northern Lake Superior Métis Community in charge of developing and creating partnerships and information sharing networks across Canada with Indigenous groups and Métis organizations including Fort McMurray Métis, Manitoba Métis Federation, Northwest Territory Métis and Government of Canada Indigenous Services and Crown Relations Departments, Province of Ontario, and Province of Manitoba to promote government relations and Self Government Initiative for Métis Nation of Ontario Region 2 Council.
Senior policy advisor for the Minister of Industry and Secretary of State Science, Research and Development for public policy issues including the convergence of phone and cable companies in Canada. Frequent participant with Governments of Canada, British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba on new policy and procedures for legislation and policies on Health, Justice and Education.
Accountable for the de-escalation and containment of political crisis on a top priority, highest urgency basis. Consultant on the implementation and execution of security systems for large and medium sized enterprise pursuits and Tender Submissions (RFI’s, RFQ’s and RFP’s). Subject matter specialist who led and implemented security risk assessment for Paladin Security and ADT/Tyco for Barrick Gold, VIA Rail, Yukon Gold, City of Winnipeg, City of Vancouver, and Vancouver International Airport.
Lead contact for creating and presenting Cabinet Briefs, Memorandums to Cabinet and Orders in Council. Presenter of program proposals for government grants and loans to municipal, provincial, and federal bodies and agencies successfully raising over $2,000,000.00 + over the past two decades.
Recruited and led volunteer AGM Organization team which set agenda, theme, location, selected keynote speakers and procedures for the meeting of 1,200 participants.
Through public presentations and written proposals and working non-profit organization, business community and government successfully gained $100,000.00+ for Manta Swim Club