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First Nations Housing Professionals Association
473 Kokomis Inamo
Pikwakanagan, ON K0J 1X0
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.
Membership & Education Manager
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.
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.
Prior Learning Assessment + Recognition (PLAR) Special Advisor
Housing and Wellness Coordinator
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.
Marketing and Communications Specialist
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. In April 2022, she joined the staff of the First Nations Housing Professionals Association as their marketing and communications specialist.
Executive Administrative Coordinator
Farren is Anishinaabe from Nipissing First Nation and Wolastoqiyik from Tobique First Nation (Neqotkuk). She has worked for various national Indigenous organizations over the past decade and is committed to bettering the lives of Indigenous peoples in Canada. As the Executive Administrative Coordinator, she will support the FNHPA staff and Board to ensure business activities are organized and efficiently and effectively executed, to advance the goals of First Nations housing departments and support existing and future housing professionals.
Kateri is a member of Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, and a graduate from Algonquin College’s Office Administration - Executive Program. She has been utilizing her skill set over the last 7 years in roles of increasing responsibility for organizations like the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and Whitewater Welding, as well with Ontario Power Generation.
Membership and Administrative Clerk
Taylor is a member of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and has been serving her community in the Economic Development department for approximately 6 years after a slight career change. She has since been completing her B.A in Indigenous Administration and Governance and brings forth a fresh perspective in the professional workforce for the betterment of First Nation communities and housing.
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