Emma was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area and moved to Ottawa full time after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Law at Carleton University. She joined PMC as a Program Coordinator and Administrator on the Indigenous Renewal Team in early 2020. She is excited to use her passion for Indigenous rights and justice in her current role supporting PMC’s work in Nunavut and consulting for Indigenous clients.
We are proud to have provided services to many Indigenous organizations and communities across Canada. Here are just a few of the expert consultants and facilitators who help provide services to our clients:
Steve is a Certified General Accountant and a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager. In the 15 years he has been working with Indigenous groups, he has become expert in government funding and reporting issues, segregated funding and fund accounting, program expense allocations, and meeting specific requirements for reporting to various levels of government agencies.
Sue has been coaching, conducting training programs, facilitating workshops and seminars and tailoring course materials for 20 years. Her focus is on providing communications and social behaviour training.
Andrea spent the early years of her career as a front line social worker, providing crisis intervention and short term support to high risk populations. She has extensive experience in community development; identifying gaps in services and working with community and agency partners to address those needs.
Ian opens his eyes every morning expecting the day to be an adventure. That the person he is in the morning is not the person he will be in the evening: “That the day will change me.”
Woody is a gifted writer, editor and communications planner who has studied political science, public administration and adult education.
Graham is an Ojibwe consultant from northern Ontario’s Temagami First Nation. He is an addiction and trauma-focused workshop/group facilitator, counsellor, educator, sweat lodge keeper, and artisan. Graham is a Certified Addictions Counsellor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor and a Certified Clinical Traumatologist.
David is a dynamic adult educator, trainer, facilitator, coach and keynote speaker, and the author of PassionWorks! Your Guide to Passion in the Modern Workplace.
With his education in business administration and his experience in teaching, management, operations, government relations, organizational development, fundraising and finance, Stuart can develop and deliver courses on a wide variety of subject matters.
Diane has a Master’s degree in Human Systems Intervention and specializes in change and transition management as well as leadership development.
Dave delivers workshops on emotional intelligence, dealing with difficult people, leading with emotional intelligence, presentation skills and customer service.
As a self-proclaimed geek, Kimberly’s background in marketing and training has helped round out the skills of the PMC team. Her role with our Indigenous programs has primarily centered around training and marketing. Over the past several years, Kimberly has worked with First Nations and Inuit clients in Ontario, Quebec and Nunavut.
Genuine, committed, and experienced, Sue strives to improve health equity for all Canadians by addressing the social determinants of health. She has experience working with hard-to-reach youth in community agencies, including the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, the Youville Centre, St. Mary’s Home, and the Bethany Hope Centre.
Bo has over 35 years of experience in private industry in a fast-paced global Consumer Goods Company. He held roles across plant operations, supply chain, logistics, engineering, innovation and customer service. He has been able to deliver sustainable and balanced bottom line results with a strategic focus on culture, team and people development.
Bruce is a senior consultant providing expertise in management strategy, planning and logistics, community engagement, training, tourism development, environmental solutions, research, and communication services.
Linda Simpson is a recognized expert in disability management for over 26 years; she is sought out by organizations such as Chambers of Commerce and the media to talk to employers about disability and accommodations in the workplace. She provides assessment, adjustment to disability and vocational rehabilitation services to people with disabilities looking to re-enter the workplace, advance in a career or with self-employment.
Tayzia has roots that originate from Bay Mills First Nations Community and grew up in Alberta and British Columbia. She is semi-fluent in her Anishinaabe Language. She has over ten years of teaching and leadership experience. She has six years of curriculum development experience, including developing two fully accredited diploma programs in Canada.
Annika is a registered MSW with 10+ years of experience serving vulnerable populations in the Trauma and Addictions recovery field. She is passionate about helping clients reclaim meaning in their experiences.
Moira is a lifelong learner with a BA in social work and a master’s degree in social policy, who has discovered a passion for people, words and ideas.