Cliff FreginChief Executive Officer
Cliff Fregin is a member of the Haida Nation, originally from Old Masset. He served on his home band’s council for 6 years and was the first Executive Director of the Gwaii Trust. From 2003 through 2006, Cliff was the Chief Operating Officer for National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association (NACCA). He also acted as NACCA’s CEO for the latter half of 2006.
Chanze GambleGeneral Manager
Chanze Gamble is a member of the Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation in Saskatchewan. Chanze has a background in financial management and business development as well as a solid understanding of Aboriginal Rights and Title issues. Prior to joining NRT, he worked as a business development consultant, providing expertise to a number of First Nation communities and organizations.
Miranda StirlingCapacity & Events Manager
Miranda Stirling is a member of Swxexmx of the Nlaka’pamux Nation in Lower Nicola. Miranda graduated from Royal Roads University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Studies in 2007. Prior to assuming the position of Capacity & Events Manager for NRT, she coordinated the successful Young Entrepreneurs Symposium, co-hosted by NRT in 2010. Miranda aspires not only to assist First Nations in their capacity development but also to continue to expand her own professional and personal horizons.
Amy RoseAdvancement Coordinator
Amy Rose is a member of Cote First Nation in Kamsack Saskatchewan. Amy studied First Nations Studies and Political Science at Vancouver Island University. Prior to working for NRT, Amy was a part of the Aboriginal Youth Internship. Amy is very excited to be a part of the NRT team, as it has always been a goal of hers to work with an Aboriginal organization that improves the quality of life for Aboriginal people.
Lana PlanteProject Officer
Lana Plante is a Nisga’a citizen from New Aiyansh and is of the Laxgibuu tribe. Her heritage is also of Cree, French and Irish. Before joining the NRT team she worked for 6 years at the UBC First Nations Legal Clinic as the Legal Assistant, where she was responsible for training UBC law students and helping Aboriginal people work out their legal matters.