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...

Lucy Danford
Executive Assistant

Lucy Danford performs data entry, PathDMS support, book-keeping and general office support. She works part-time and has been more than 10 years experience with Williams Con...

Shelby Allen
Assistant Researcher

Shelby is non-status Indigenous person from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. She has been involved in various research projects throughout the summer months involving ment...

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...

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...

Kailie Cotterill
Analyst, Researcher

Policy Analyst, Researcher  Hons BA, MA (Cand.) Kailie Cotterill has completed an Honours BA in Criminal Justice and Public Policy with a minor in Sociology from The Univer...

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...

Dawn Armstrong
Melanie Marsh