Committee Representation

Dehcho First Nations acts as a regional representative on a wide range of territorial committees to ensure Dehcho perspectives and concerns are properly represented.

For more information on the your regional representatives and the committees themselves, please contact the DFN office at 867-695-2355.

COMMITTEE NAME GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT DEPARTMENT CONTACT(S) COMMITTEE’S MAIN OBJECTIVES
Aboriginal Steering Committee, NWT
Cumulative Impacts Monitoring Program
(ASC NWT – CIMP)
Audit Sub Committee
ENR – GNWT Meredith Seabrook,
A / Manager

Donna – Marie Oulette,
CIMP Program Coordinator

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Advise on behalf of DFN to the NWT CIMP’s objectives, attend regular
committee meetings, attend
annual results workshop, participate
and advise in the annual funding
proposal reviews. Participate on the
Audit Sub-Committee to advise on the 5 – year Environmental Audit or
identify an alternate Rep.
NWT Regional Contaminants
Committee
(NWT – RCC)
Northern Contaminants Program
AANDC
Emma Pike,
Program Manager

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Advise on behalf of DFN to the NWT
RCC’s objectives, attend regular
committee meetings, attend annual
results workshop, participate and
advise in the annual funding
proposal reviews.
Aboriginal Steering Committee,
ENR – Waters
(ASC – ENR Waters)
ENR – GNWT Blair Carter,
Advisor Water Stewardship

Gil Somers,
Watershed Management

Nathan Richea,
Director of Water Resources

Meghan Beveridge,
A/Manager of Transboundary Waters

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Advise on behalf of DFN on ENR’s
Water Stewardship Strategy and the
negotiations and implementation of
the  Transboundary Water Agreements
(NWT – AB, NWT – BC, NWT – Yukon,
NWT – Sask, NWT – Nunavut). Act as
the alternate to the NWT – BC Bilateral
Management Committee to advise on
NWT / BC transboundary issues.
ENR Legislative Technical Working
Group (ENR – LTWG)
ENR Christine Glowach,
Program Manager for Legislation & Legal Affairs

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Participate in technical working group
meetings, ensure oversight and
technical consultant input when
necessary, report information back
to communities and leadership.
Wildlife Act Working Group (WAWG) ENR Rob Gau,
Manager of Biodiversity & Conservation

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Engage as the DFN rep or find
alternate reps to attend the WAWG
teleconference calls and meetings.
Review information, provide regional
response, share information with
communities and leadership.
Boreal Caribou Working Group (BCWG) ENR James Hodson,
Wildlife Biologist

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Act as a regional contact, help
identify  DFN reps to the working
group, provide regional response on
information shared, share information
with communities and leadership.
Conference of Management Authorities
(CMA)
ENR Claire Singer,
Species at Risk Implementation Supervisor

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Act as regional contact, help
identify DFN rep to the working
group, provide regional response on
information shared, share information
with communities and leadership.
Species at Risk Committee (SARC) ENR Claire Singer,
Species at Risk Implementation Supervisor

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Act as regional contact, help
identify DFN rep to the working
group, provide regional response on
information shared, share information
with communities and leadership.
Edehzhie Working Group (EWG) DFN / Canadian Wildlife Services,
Environment & Climate Change
Canada
Marie Fast,
Habitat Specialist (Northern Region)

Vicky Johnson,
Manager (Northern Region)

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Support Edehzhie Establishment
Agreement discussions & implementation.
Environmental Management
Committee (EMC)
DFN / Enbridge Catherine Pennington,
NWT Community Indigenous
Engagement

Lydia Scratch,
Senior Advisor, Community & Indigenous Engagement

Neil Reid,
Environment Supervisor

Mark Gerlock,
Area Supervisor

Nicole Hardisty
DFN Representative

Support the Enbridge Environmental Management Agreement
implementation, participate in EMC
discussions, support Dehcho –
EMC Committee Members, oversee
EMA budget implementation.