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TKWENEM7ÍPLE7 MARIE BAPTISTE

Councillor Marie Baptiste

Primary Portfolio: Housing
Secondary Portfolio: Planning & Engineering
Alternate Portfolio: Community Services

Telephone: (250) 320–1568
Email: marie.baptiste@ttes.ca

BIOGRAPHY

  • Since 1975 I have only missed TWO Tkemlups te Secwepemc General Band Meetings and I have listened and I have heard the concerns of our members.
  • I am an experienced administrator, fundraiser, public speaker and project coordinator in Aboriginal Business and Employment programs locally and provincially.
  • I am knowledgeable of financial, legal, economic, social, health, education and traditional policies, issues and concerns.
  • Previous member of the TteS Governance Committee and Housing Committee.

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

  • Graduated from Kamloops Senior Secondary School, June 1969.
  • Bookkeeping Certification – Cariboo College – March, 1980.
  • Computer Program Certificate – Cariboo College – 1986.
  • Private Education Institute instruction relation to Specialized training on computer programs – 1986 – 1987.
  • Journalism Certificate – Kam-Ed Education Institute
  • Advanced Management Skills for Supervisors – Thompson Rivers University – January 2011
  • Attendance at various workshops on (no certification given):
    • Economic Development
    • Responsibilities of Board of Directors.
    • Business Administration
    • Community Economic Development

HONORS OR CERTIFICATES RECEIVED FOR WORK ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Received “Certificate of Appreciation in the form of an engraved plaque” from the five Tribal Councils (SNTC, KIAC, LTC, OTC and NNTC) in the Central Interior Tribal Councils upon its dissolvement.
  • Received an “engraved plaque” for work done for All Nations Trust Company (ANTCo) on November 20, 1987.
  • Received “The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada” Certificate and Medal in recognition of significant contribution to compatriots, community and to Canada – 1867 – 1992.

PREVIOUS BOARD OF DIRECTOR – POSITIONS

  • Board of Director – Canadian Community Economic Development Network 2008-09
  • Board of Director – All Nations Trust Company 1986 to 2004
  • Board of Director – Community Futures Development Corporation of the Central Interior First Nations (CFDC-CIFN) – 1989 to 2004
  • District Advisory Board Member (DAB) – CEIC – October 10, 1986 – 1990
  • Board of Director – Kamloops Native Housing Society – 1987 – 1988
  • Member – Western Indian Agriculture Producers Association – 1986 – 1988

 

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