Tina joined the Native Women’s Association of the NWT in February 2018 as the ASETS Coordinator, has recently retired from Service Canada, ESDC, Government of Canada as a Senior Development Officer, within that capacity has administered various programs within the department such as the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) program and held many other positions in programs and finance as well. She also worked with various departments within the Government of the NWT. Acquired a College and University education in various administrative and financial fields. Her passion lies in humanitarian work, education, training and music. Education and skills development is essential to help shape the future for Indigenous people. Tina understands the effects and impacts of poverty and poor living conditions that requires extensive work to alleviate the pains and sorrows of the destitute. Believes that a spiritual life journey encompasses compassion, patience, love and harmony, to embrace the true nature of life and our imperfections – we are spiritual beings, having a human experience.