Our Team Members

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 (Part-time)
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 ( Part-time language translation)
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...

Kate Killoran, Hons B.A. Researcher Policy Analyst
Researcher

Kate holds a Hons B.A. from Trent University with a specialization in Gender and Social Justice.  She has an extensive background in Indigenous Studies and front-line exper...

Dr. Elder Shirley Ida Williams
Elder/ Indigenous Knowledge and Language advisor

Honours B.A., M.A. Honorary Ph.D Senior Analyst / Cultural Advisor Dr. Elder Shirley Ida Eliza Williams nee Pheasant (Neganigwane) is a member of the Bird Clan of the Ojibw...

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...