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Meet the Team 

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We're all enough but, together we're more,

Alone we may rise but, together we can soar!

Rooted in Indigenous cultural values and two-eyed seeing, we are a group of strong Indigenous and non-Indigenous people with experience in public engagement, an understanding of Indigenous history, training in GBA+ and OCAP (all our employees have these certifications), and a passion for Indigenous empowerment. The diversity in our team brings about a wealth of experience-based learning and expertise enabling us to offer well-rounded services with a deeper perspective and intricate understanding of issues that affect Indigenous peoples across Canada.  

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Senior Associate, Three Sisters Consulting
Andrea Reid

Andrea grew up in Calgary, Alberta but now resides in Kingston, Ontario, situated on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. Andrea’s academic career began with a Bachelor of Arts in First Nations Studies from the University of British Columbia, where she developed a strong understanding of Indigenous cultures, histories, and contemporary issues. She then pursued a Master of Arts in Cultural Studies and a PhD in Kinesiology and Health Studies from Queen’s University. It was during her time at Queen’s that Andrea found her passion for teaching. She has since worked as an Educational Development Associate, a Writing Consultant, and an English as an Additional Language Specialist, and is currently teaching in the fields of Gender Studies and Health Studies. She has been honored with the Health Studies Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Beyond her professional pursuits, Andrea enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her adorable cat, Olive.  

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Donna Dick
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LEONA MCINTYRE
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JENNA CHALIFOUX
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SARAH HERR
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Donna Dick
Operations Manager

Donna Dick works as the Operations Manager at Three Sisters Consulting, where she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the business. Born and raised in the Chatham-Kent area of southwestern Ontario, Donna has always been passionate about business administration, which led her to pursue a bachelor's degree in the field. She has since gained many years of leadership experience, which she brings to her current role at Three Sisters Consulting. To support the team and clients better, Donna has completed various training programs, including digital marketing, bookkeeping, and Reconciliation Education. Additionally, she completed the Indigenous Canada course offered through the University of Alberta, demonstrating her commitment to understanding and valuing Indigenous culture and history. Aside from her duties as an Operations Manager, Donna is a Mental Health champion within the organization, taking care of the team's emotional and mental well-being.  

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MAYA DUGGAN
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XAVIER HOPKINS
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TONI L. HYNES
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ANDREA REID
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JOVANA MILOVIC
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LENORE JANVIER
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Leona McIntyre
Senior Associate

Leona is a proud member of the Red River Metis Nation of Manitoba and is of Ojibway, Cree, Scottish, and Irish descent. With over 12 years of experience working with the province of Manitoba, Leona brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role at Three Sisters Consulting. Leona's initiatives at Three Sisters Consulting include promoting treaty and Aboriginal rights, supporting Food Sovereignty, Entrepreneurship, and Cultural/Eco-Tourism projects, and recognizing and honoring Indigenous cultures and traditions. Leona holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Native Studies and Sociology from Brandon University. She has also been a Registered Professional Trainer with the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute for the last 15 years, promoting Indigenous training by Indigenous people. Outside of her work, Leona is an accomplished artist, with her artwork and photography exhibited around the world. She is passionate about sharing the beauty of her culture and enjoys learning and teaching others. In her spare time, she likes to garden and ride her Harley Davidson.  

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Jovana Milović 
Project Manager

Jovana Milović is a passionate and accomplished professional whose deep interest in heritage, identity, and the connection between people and their lands has guided her career professional journey so far. Born and raised in Serbia, Jovana and her family emigrated to Canada in the mid-90s to escape the Balkan Wars. Jovana's academic achievements include a Master's in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, for which she received the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC). Her professional experience spans over a decade in international Project and Programme Management. Jovana is skilled in cross-cultural stakeholder management and relationship building and has a track record of delivering successful projects across diverse geographies and sectors. 

Sarah Herr
Matriarch and Founder

With Indigenous roots, Sarah belongs to Turtle Clan from the Lenape Tribe. The members of Lenape were displaced from Manhattan to Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit (Delaware Nation) in southwestern Ontario. Growing up as a day school survivor, Sarah was raised by her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother - a long line of strong Indigenous women. As a professional, Sarah is a seasoned trainer and facilitator who has worked with both government and private sector in capacity building, economic and business development, and engagement and impact. Sarah is a Board Member for the Canadian Mental Health Association - Lambton Kent Chapter, and has 13 years of experience as a soccer coach for her kids Sarah founded Three Sisters Consulting as an organization dedicated to empowering fellow Indigenous peoples and helping them scale business, professional, and personal success on all levels. On the personal front, Sarah is a mother, an aunty, and a Godmother – roles that she loves to play and juggle.

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Jenna Chalifoux
Report Writer

Jenna Chalifoux is a talented writer, teacher, and historian and her diverse heritage of Métis, Norwegian, and Slavic bloodlines has contributed to her love of family, antiquity, and storytelling, which explores the vital connections between people, culture, land, and memory. In terms of her academic background, Jenna has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies (2009) and a Bachelor of Education (2019) focusing on Fine Arts and Land-based learning, both from the University of Alberta. Jenna currently resides near kisiskāciwani-sīpiy, the waterway that has carried her ancestry for millennia on what is now in Treaty 6 territory, in the city of ᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ / amiskwacîwâskahikan / Edmonton, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route of the Nêhiyawak (Cree), Anishinaabe (Saulteaux), Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. This connection to the land has further enhanced her love of storytelling, providing her with a deeper understanding of the connection between people and the land they inhabit.  

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Xavier Hopkins
Youth Facilitator

A member of Elünaapéewi Lahkéewiit (Delaware Nation), Xavier a Registered Professional Trainer (RPT) brings a youth-focused approach and perspective to work as a Youth Facilitator at Three Sisters Consulting. After graduating from the Chatham-Kent Secondary School as the first Indigenous person in the school district to graduate with a French-bilingual certification, he decided to share his experience and build upon his professional capabilities while serving the Indigenous communities in any way he can. Over the past year of his professional journey, Xavier has completed several training programs through ILDI (Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc.) and is a member of EIYGL (Empowering Indigenous Youth in Governance and Leadership. Xavier’s dedication to his work and his community is an inspiration and rooted in his aim to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples and empower them to lead fulfilling lives.  

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Lenore Janvier
Business Management

Lenore Janvier is a Denesuline Business Management and Indigenous Governance expert from Cold Lake First Nation, Treaty 6 territory. Her experience includes program development, policy development, project management and strategic planning for Indigenous Nations and businesses.  Lenore has worked for many years for her Nation and has carried out several roles such as Economic Development Officer, Project Coordination, Chief and Council Administrative Assistant, and Employment Counselor. Currently, Lenore is providing freelance contractual supports for Indigenous consulting companies and has successfully developed her own Indigenous apparel company - IndigiMerch - from the ground up. Lenore is knowledgeable in Strategic Management and Indigenous Project Management, consistently blending Indigenous Traditional Knowledge, where applicable, and Western Best Practices throughout her endeavors. 

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Maya Duggan
Receptionist/Admin Assistant

May Duggan is an aspiring social justice advocate in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sustainability Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. Maya was born on unceded Tla’amin First Nation Territory in the city now known as Qathet, British Columbia. Although not of Indigenous roots, Maya’s deep connections to local community, the Land and Waters holds her in an embrace of belonging and mutual respect. Maya was raised in a family of strong, intelligent, resourceful matriarchs; these beloved women are what inspires her to achieve greatness. Maya enjoys yoga, snowboarding, cooking for loved ones, and spending time by the Salish Sea where she can practice her extensive seafaring acumen. Drawing inspiration from people like Paulo Freire, Bell Hooks, and Noam Chomsky, Maya recently completed a research project focused on de-colonializing climate policy in British Columbia with a goal to foster a sustainable and equitable future for Indigenous people in the wake of climate change. In the coming years, Maya aims to build an organization that empowers people to fight for social and environmental justice through praxis. Currently, Maya is a member of the Climate Emergency Committee, Cinema Politica, and the Advancing Climate Policy Group at Concordia University. She is concurrently completing the OCAP, GBA+ and IQ Principles training. 

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Toni L. HYNES
Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Toni L. Hynes, J.D. is of Mi’kmaq and Acadian descent, she is a member of Qalipu First Nation born and raised in Newfoundland. Toni holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Criminology and minor in Philosophy as well as a Law degree from Dalhousie Schulich School of Law with a certificate in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law. She completed her articling with the Halifax Public Prosecution Service in 2023 and is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Association. Currently, Toni sits on the Executive Board of the Community Justice Society in Halifax, which oversees the facilitation of Restorative Justice in the city by Community Justice. Toni balances her work time between Three Sisters Consulting and Archipel Research and Consulting group out of Halifax. She enjoys walking her beagle, Pete, and various hobbies such as yoga and weight training, reading, DIY projects, and painting.

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