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Mailing Address

First Nations Housing Professionals Association
473 Kokomis Inamo
Unit #1
Pikwakanagan, ON K0J 1X0

Staff Directory

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    Executive Director

    , FNHP

    (613) 691-8117

    Bennett a First Nation resident member of the Algonquins of Pikwakangan First Nation (ON), brings 22 years of experience working within First Nation Housing. Her long-time career has exposed her to the many facets of delivering First Nations Housing and the many gaps present for Housing Managers. Her breadth of exposure spans across First Nation grass roots, provincial, national, political and private industry.

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    Membership & Education Manager

    (613) 702-3166 

    McCabe has been working in the Non-profit sector for over 6 years. As Membership & Education Manager, Sarah aims to continuously improve the student and member experience through planning, organizing, and overseeing the policies, procedures and strategies of FNHPA programs and services.

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    Housing and Wellness Coordinator

    (613) 702-0440

    David is Odawa (Anishinaabe) from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, and brings over 8 years of experience, working as Project Officer for the Federal Government as well as experience working within a First Nations, Public Works setting. As part of the Housing and Wellness team his role varies from the promotion of the Keeper of My Home educational resource, to the development and promotion of Housing and Wellness resources.

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    Education Program Coordinator

    (613) 701-0678 Ext. 105

    Christine, a member of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation brings over 10 years of experience in providing Indigenous organizations, projects and clients with administration and program support. As a part of the Education Team, her role assists our staff, FNHP students, and instructors.

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    Prior Learning Assessment + Recognition (PLAR) Special Advisor

    (613) 839-0085

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    Housing and Wellness Intern

    Brooke Duggan

    (613) 480-6330

    Brooke, a Métis Souriquois from Halifax, Nova Scotia, graduated from St.FX University with a degree in Health Sciences. Her main focus was social determinants of health, which inspired her to go into the housing career field. Brooke started her career with FNHPA as a Summer Student in 2021. Her degree combined with housing will be integral in building out the Housing and Wellness Program.

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    Marketing and Communications Specialist

    (613) 961-5708

    Rebecca dePencier is a freelance journalist and communications specialist based in Ottawa, Ontario. Her work has appeared in Canada’s National Observer, the Ottawa Citizen, Capital Current, and more. In the past, she has worked as a set designer, scenic carpenter, technical director and gelato chef.

    She received her undergraduate degree in theatre production from York University in Toronto. After graduation, she found herself drawn to journalism and communications because of the many connections they share with theatre. They’re all deeply rooted in the ability to tell a meaningful story, whether it is fiction or reality. She is currently completing a masters degree in journalism at Carleton University.

    She was awarded the Bill McWhinney Memorial Scholarship for International Development and Journalism in the spring of 2021 for her master’s research project on regenerative farming and Indigenous communities.

    In April 2022, she joined the staff of the First Nations Housing Professionals Association as their marketing and communications specialist.


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