Our Team Members

Natasha Burry, Analyst/Researcher
Analyst, Researcher

  Natasha holds a B HSc (Hons) from Queen’s University.  Her research has focused on homeless Indigenous youth in Toronto as well as pandemic planning and respon...

Rachel Tsitomeneas, Analyst/Researcher
Analyst

  Rachel Tsitomeneas holds a BA (Hons) from Trent University. She earned a specialization in criminology and socio-legal studies. She has worked on a year-long researc...

Andrea Jane Williams
First Nation, Project Manager/Senior Analyst

Andrea Jane Williams has 25 years experience in working with First Nation communities in Ontario and 12 years experience with community development, research, assessment an...

Kienan Williams
First Nation

Kienan Williams is a member of Sandy Lake First Nation, Ontario. He provides extensive community support with PathDMS and is being groomed to take over both companies in th...

Meghan MacLeod
Analyst, Researcher

Meghan holds a BSc (Hons) from The University of Toronto and an MA from McMaster University.  Her research has focused on culturally-informed nourishment and the commodific...

Jilliane Geroche, Analyst/Researcher
Researcher

  Jilliane holds a BA (Hons) from University of Toronto. Her specialization was in political science.  In addition, she obtained a graduate certificate in Public Admin...

Shirley Ida Williams
Elder/ Indigenous Knowledge and Language advisor

Honours B.A., M.A. Interviewer / Cultural Advisor Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance   Ms Shirley Ida Williams is a member of the Bird Clan of the Ojibway and Oda...

Dr. Heather Shpuniarsky
Analyst, Researcher

Heather Y. Shpuniarsky has completed her Ph.D. at Trent University in Indigenous Studies with a dissertation entitled, “The Contemporary Relationship between the Anishnaabe...