Executive Director, Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation
Melanie Debassige, MBA, ICD.D – Currently serves as the Executive Director of
the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation. Melanie was appointed
to the Ontario Clean Water Agency Board of Directors, in October 2013 where she
Chairs the First Nations Committee. In March 2018, she was appointed to the
Board of Reconciliation Canada where she holds the position of Director/Treasure.
Melanie completed the Director’s Education Program at the Rotman School of
Management and is a certified corporate director which complements her Master’s
in Business Administration. Melanie has been recognized by the Canadian Board
Diversity Council in the Diversity 50 which is a list of highly-qualified board
candidates. Last year, Melanie undertook the role as strategic advisor to the
National Energy Board of Canada on Indigenous issues. Most recently, she was
appointed to the Board of Director of the Canada Energy Regulator.