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First Nations Housing Professionals Association
473 Kokomis Inamo
Pikwakanagan, ON K0J 1X0
, FNHP, CIL
Bennett a First Nation resident member of the Algonquins of Pikwakangan First Nation (ON), brings 23 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.
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.
Prior Learning Assessment + Recognition (PLAR) Special Advisor
Housing and Wellness Coordinator
Brooke is a member of the Acadiens-Métis Souriquois (AAMS) of Nova Scotia. She graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2021 with a degree in Health Sciences. Through her studies of the social determinants of health, she discovered her passion for promoting healthy and safe housing. In her role as the Housing and Wellness Program Coordinator, she will help create and deliver tools and resources to support healthy housing in First Nation communities.
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
Sharon is a member of Sheshegwaning First Nation, ON. With a background in office administration, she brings a variety of skills and knowledge to aid in the needs of our members and staff. As the Membership and Administrative Clerk, she is committed to providing meaningful opportunities for our members in a responsive and attentive manner.
Kelsey is a member of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation. She graduated from Algonquin College’s Computer System Technician Program and brought with her educational, customer service, team management and administrative experience. She joined FNHPA as the Education Administrator and aims to utilize her knowledge and experience to support the students, instructors, and members of the Association on their learning path.
Allystarr is Mi’kmaw and a member of Eskasoni, First Nation, NS. She has experience working with First Nation’s Data on a regional and national level. Her educational background being Community Studies and Education. Ally is the Education Manager, some of her duties include overseeing, developing curriculum for the FNHP Certification program.
Communications & Marketing Manager
Rhoda Twumasi brings more than15 years experience working in the communications, marketing and social media field with five of her most cherished years working in service to First Nations communities in Saskatchewan.
Manager, Matrimonial Real Property
Carrie is a member of the Garden River First Nation with 9 years experience working in First Nation Housing specializing in training and managing housing programs and services with a focus on building capacity and developing wealth creation for our First Nations. Carrie joined the FNHPA in December 2023 as the Manager, Matrimonial Real Property and is responsible for leading the transitional development and implementation of the MRP Program on-reserve. With the goal of First Nations communities operating their own independent MRP Programs, the Program Manager provides guidance and oversight to Regional MRP contractors who will assist with MRP education and awareness for Housing Program staff in First Nations communities.