We would like to welcome our three new Board Members to the National Indigenous Economic Development Board. In October 2020, we welcomed Danielle Levine, Michael Bonshor and Andy Moorhouse to the Board.
Danielle Levine BA, MBA is a Métis business educator, program designer and facilitator originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Danielle is an independent consultant that provides skill development, coaching, and ongoing support in entrepreneurship for Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond.
Michael Bonshor, CPA is a member of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet. Michael has worked with First Nations and Indigenous organizations to advance self-governance through economic development the past 20 years. He is President and CEO of Visions First Nations Financial Services/Ki’mola Indigenous Capital and Managing Director of First Nations Business Development Association (BC).
Andy Moorhouse was born in Montreal, and grew up in the northern village of Inukjuak and currently resides in Inukjuak, Nunavik. At the age of 20, he was elected in 1999 as a member of the municipal council of Inukjuak, in 2003, became the Mayor for one term from 2003 to 2005, then he gradually rose through the ranks to his most recent post of vice-president of the Makivik Corporation in charge of economic developmentAll three new Board members have extensive amounts of knowledge in Indigenous economic development and will contribute greatly to the Board’s work.