We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the incredible individuals who attended the First Nations Public Service Secretariat Conference, Taking Root. We would like to invite you to provide feedback through our online survey.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the incredible individuals who attended the First Nations Public Service Secretariat Conference, Taking Root. Your active engagement, thoughtful contributions, and shared experiences made the event truly meaningful. As we reflect on the insights gained and connections formed over the week, we would like to invite you to provide feedback through our online survey. Thank you once again for being an integral part of the FNPSS Conference 2023!
Robin is of Tlingit and Vuntut Gwitch’in ancestry and a citizen of the Teslin Tlingit First Nation in the Yukon Territory. He is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and also has a BA in Social Sciences. To complement those designations, Mr. Henry is also a Chartered Director (C.Dir.), holds a certificate in Strategic Leadership from the UBC Sauder School of Business, and attended the AFOA Canada sponsored “Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities” at the Harvard Business School. Robin has 25 years’ experience in the senior human resource management position with several national, provincial and local First Nations and Indigenous organizations. Robin is leading a workshop on Sucession Planning Training which is designed to help participants develop comprehensive strategies for identifying and nurturing future leaders and ensuring smooth transitions and long-term success. ... See MoreSee Less
Harmony Johnson, sɛƛakəs, is of the Tla’amin First Nation. Harmony is the Vice-President-Indigenous Wellness & Reconciliation at Providence Health Care, and operates a consulting business providing strategy, advisory, and project leadership services in Indigenous human rights, governance, data sovereignty, and issues of anti-Indigenous racism and discrimination. She teaches and writes in matters of Indigenous health and human rights, including print and digital books about her grandmother’s life history and Tla’amin teachings.
Harmony will be moderating the Plenary; Data at the Root of First Nations Governance. This panel will profile ways in which BC First Nations are advancing data capacity in their governments, and how this type of work is being further supported with services and funding of an emerging BC First Nations Regional Information Governance Centre. ... See MoreSee Less
The First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) is pleased to invite all BC First Nations to attend a free webinar designed to provide information on how to apply to the First Nations Well Being Fund!
The session is intended to be practical and will provide an opportunity for applicants to ask questions about the application process, guidelines, and documents you will need to submit your application. FNPSS staff will be on hand to walk you through the application form(s), identify the type and level of information required, and to answer any questions you might have.
Participation is NOT mandatory; however, applicants are strongly encouraged to participate. To register for ONE of the sessions, select from the list of session dates below. Please note both sessions are the same.
Michelle is a records management, privacy and archives specialist with over 20 years of experience working with local governments and First Nations organizations throughout BC and Yukon. She has a Master of Archival Studies degree from UBC and worked for the cities of Burnaby and Kelowna for nearly 10 years before returning to the Kootenays and establishing FY Information Management Consulting. Michelle provides assessments, recommendations, documentation, training and support to various organizations and is a long-standing RIM facilitator with the FNPSS.
Michelle will be leading the Records and Information Management Assessment Toolkit: How-to Session. This session will provide participants with an introduction to the RIM Assessment Toolkit. This self-guided resource supports First Nations in conducting in-house assessments of their existing RIM situation to better understand what is working well, what needs improvement, and where to focus efforts to realize improvements that reflect RIM best practices.