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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.