Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development department is comprised of the following areas that support the goals and objectives of the First Nation for Economic Development, Lands & Resources, Governance & Consultation, Culture & Heritage and the Environment.


Services Provided

Lands & Resources
The Director of Sustainable Development (SDD) is primarily responsible for this section. This includes building and maintaining relationships/partnerships with industry, third party interests and government on both a federal and provincial level. The SDD Director also provides technical support to Chief and Council on the Land Claim.

Overseen by the Environmental Coordinator, Mapping, GIS, permit analysis & reviews, site visits, first point of contact for third party interests, environmental monitoring, and assessments.

The Governance and Consultation manager is responsible for the law & policy development, ensuring the foundational principles of the Chi-Nakinagewin are maintained, internal and external consultation processes, community engagement, education and awareness

Culture & Heritage
Story collection, history collection, land based and reconnection activities, traditional knowledge, land use and occupancy studies/transportation route mapping projects.

Staff Listing

Director of Sustainable Development
Juanita Starr

Consultation and Governance Officer
Cassandra Cress

Office Administrator
Florinda Christianson

Administrative Assistant
Sue Moses

Environmental Manager
Brittany Moses

Environmental Coordinator
Greg Petten

Environmental Field Technician
Kierstin Kwissiwa