Staahtsisttayaaki Dr. Genevieve A. Fox (B.Ed., M.A., Ed. D.) from Kainai – Blood Nation has been involved with the ethos of education in administration, teaching and curriculum development for the past thirty-two years. Today, Genevieve is the Education Director for the Blackfoot Confederacy Tribal Council working with Kainai, Siksika, Piikani and Aamskapi Pikuni Nations.
Genevieve is married to Makiinima Chief Roy Fox of Kainai-Blood Nation and they are blessed with four children and eleven grand children.
Kimmy was raised in Bullhorn by her parents (Hank and Deanna) she’s a proud member of Kainai and the Blackfoot Confederacy, and obtained her Bachelor of Management from the University of Lethbridge in 2003.
Kimmy started working for the Blackfoot Confederacy as the Climate Leadership Coordinator in July 2018. Prior to that she worked with the Government of Alberta for 10 years on a variety of land and natural resource management issues. She was also the Blood Tribe’s Housing Director where she learned the importance of sustainable housing practices and project management.
Kimmy is excited to be working with the Blackfoot Confederacy to ensure we incorporate traditional teachings when it comes to protecting the environment, and create more energy efficient Nations for our future generations. Kimmy spends her free time with her two wonderful kids, Sierra and Zane and partner Riel.
Arnold Jerry is a member of the Siksika Nation within the Blackfoot Confederacy. Arnold is well experienced and educated in all aspects involving aboriginal housing and Infrastructure.
Arnold’s background in First Nation Housing is immense. For the last 36 years Arnold has held the position of Housing Director with Canada’s larger First Nations and has earned the respect from his peers.
Arnold has been involved in off reserve programs since 2004, he has been involved in the writing of the proposals and administering grants as a trustee. Arnold has been involved in the successful implementation of Off Reserve Programs that have benefited first nations in home ownership and the development of affordable housing.
Arnold is presently working as the Director of Housing and Infrastructure within the Blackfoot Confederacy. Arnold’s primary role is to bring to the Confederacy enhanced programs and direction in the area of Housing and Infrastructure.
Arnold works with the Blackfoot Confederacy First Nations as well as with the Provincial and Federal Governments.