Cheryl Recollet : Wahnapitae First Nation Director of Sustainable Development – Mining and Indigenous People – New Cooperation

The Wahnapitae First Nation, near Sudbury, has taken a proactive approach to promote environmental sustainability in dealing with mining companies. Cheryl Recollet, Director of Sustainable Development, will tell us how and why the partnership works.

Cheryl Recollet is the key point of contact for consultation and negotiation strategies with industry and the government ā€” including implementing and monitoring environmental components of mining relationships.

Cheryl holds a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Environmental Assessment from McGill University. Cheryl also holds Honours Degrees in both Geography and Anthropology from Laurentian University, and a Diploma in Native Lands Management from Cambrian College ā€“ a program that highlights the jurisdictional challenges often associated with First Nation land bases.