Elected to the position of Chief, Glooscap First Nation in 2012
Member of the Nova Scotia Coalition on Building Our New Economy
Previously Manager of Lands Environment National Resources Department with the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Mrs. Shirley Clarke - Elder
Former Chief of Glooscap First Nation
Recipient of the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Served with the Native Women’s Association, conducted field work for Rural and Native Housing, and worked with the Native Council
Owner and Founder of JH Barrett Financial Group in Bedford, NS, an affiliate partner with Desjardins Financial Securities Investments Inc. and Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network since 2010
Investment Fund Advisor, Life & Health Insurance Advisor, Chartered Investment Manager
Co-Founder and Partner of Barrett Music Studios (Windsor, NS)
President of Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Former Assistant Director of the Acadia Centre for Social and Business Entrepreneurship (ACSBE) at Acadia University
Lecturer in the F.C. Manning School of Business and national and international professional designation granting bodies.
Holds a Masters in Business Administration, Certified General Accountant designation and international designation as a Certified Business Counsellor through the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Windsor.
President of the Rotary Club of Windsor
Board Member on The Kings-Edgehill School Board of Governors, the UNSM (Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities) and is the current Co-Chair of the Provincial Fiscal Review Task Force.
Partner at Granite Strategies.
Founder and President of Denise Doucet Strategic Partnerships Inc.
Previous diplomat to the Benelux at the Canadian Embassy in The Hague.
Board member with Hope Blooms
Councillor Responsible for Economic Development at Glooscap Ventures.
Past Native Employment Officer at Glooscap First Nation.
Co-owner, Mi’kmaq Wholesale Supplies Limited.
Member of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers.
recent 2016 Ulnooweg Business Development Group Life Time Achievement Award winner
CEO, Futureworks Consulting Inc.
Past Director of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) and Regional Director, Southeast and East Asia (Singapore Office) at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
Chief Paul James Prosper
Current Chief of Paq’tenkek Mi’kmaw Nation
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chief Secretariat - Energy and Justice Portfolios
Worked with the Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative office – Band governance, justice and legislative requirements
Mi’kmaq Lawyer with 20 years of experience in handling Aboriginal legal issues
Regional Manager of Shannex
Past President of Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce
Annapolis Valley District Health Authority - worked with provincial and national healthcare initiatives
Director of Quality & System Performance at Annapolis Valley Health
Youth Representative for the Glooscap Ventures
Current student at Dalhousie University studying Environmental Studies
Highly involved with Glooscap First Nation events such as the Youth