Dr. Paulette Tremblay

Title/Position: Director, Corporate Citizenship, CPA Canada
Company: CPA Canada 

Dr. Tremblay is Turtle Clan of the Mohawk Nation from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in Southern Ontario.   As the Chief Executive Officer of the Assembly of First Nations,  Dr. Tremblay is pleased and honoured to play a strong advocacy role for First Nations in Canada in this time of reconciliation and change. 

Having worked as the Senior Executive Officer for the Band Administration in her home community of Six Nations and as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Aboriginal Health Organization, she brings first hand knowledge and experience in leading First Nations at the local and national levels.  Dr. Tremblay was responsible for the certification programs for Finance (CAFM) and Administration (CAPA) and was actively engaged in research and program development in her role as Vice President with AFOA Canada. She was the former Chair of the National Advisory Committee of the Purdy Crawford Chair for Aboriginal Business at Cape Breton University, NS, and is currently an Associate Professor for the Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Six Nations Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Tremblay received the Indspire Award for Education in 2015. 

And on the home front, she takes special delight in the teaching and learning activities that are undertaken on a regular basis with her seven year old granddaughter Alexis.