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Our Team

Stefan Fournier
 
Stefan Fournier
Director, Indigenous and Northern Communities

Stefan Fournier is Director, Northern and Aboriginal Policy with The Conference Board of Canada. Stefan's work in this role focuses on co-leading the Northern and Aboriginal Policy group, and chairing and managing the Conference Board's Council on Corporate Aboriginal Relations (CCAR) as well as its Centre for the North (CFN). He is also an accomplished researcher and policy analyst, and has a background in conducting workshops and fieldwork with Northern and Aboriginal communities. This background was acquired through projects on Impact Benefit Agreements (IBAs); economic development in northern and remote environments; Aboriginal youth health and wellness; infrastructure development and maintenance in and around northern Aboriginal communities; community resilience; and northern and rural housing. He holds a Masters of Arts in International Affairs with a focus on conflict resolution, and analysis from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University.

Jo-Leen Folz
 
Jo-Leen Folz
Network Officer

Jo-Leen is Network Officer for the Council on Corporate Aboriginal Relations, Centre for the North and National Immigration Centre. Jo-Leen works closely with the Directors of each Centre in key functions such as business development, client relationship management, website maintenance, agenda building and coordination of research Centre meetings. In addition to her roles within the three Centre's,

Jo-Leen is a college graduate with over 15 years of work experience in office administration and project coordination.


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CCAR Brochure

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Contact Us

For more information on how you can participate in the Council on Corporate Aboriginal Relations, or for a guest invitation to a meeting, contact:


Stefan Fournier
Director, Indigenous and Northern Communities
613-526-3090x449
Email imagestefan.fournier@conferenceboard.ca