Fort Chip Métis Nation

Fort Chip Métis Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Matthew Michetti

Fort Chipewyan, AB (January 20, 2023) – The Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Michetti as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Michetti brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position, having previously served as Assistant Band Manager for Chipewyan Prairie First Nation where he was primarily responsible for on-reserve civil and commercial construction projects and economic development.

Mr. Michetti brings a long history of volunteering and community involvement to the position, including working as a group facilitator at the annual Métis Fest and as a volunteer at the Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre.

With experience in communication, project management, government relations and strategic planning, Mr. Michetti will provide valuable insights and leadership in his new position as COO.

“We are thrilled to welcome Matthew to our team as the new COO,” said Kendrick Cardinal, President of Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation. “His experience and dedication to the Métis community make him the perfect fit for the role. We have no doubt Mr. Michetti will be a valuable asset in our continued efforts to support and empower our community.”

Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation looks forward to working with Mr. Michetti in this new role and is excited to see his impact on the organization and the community.

To learn more about Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation, please visit our website at

About Fort Chip Métis: Fort Chip Métis Local #125 (“Fort Chip Métis”) is in Alberta’s oldest consecutively inhabited settlement. It was established to preserve and promote Métis culture and provides services for the Métis people of Fort Chipewyan. To learn more about Fort Chip Métis, visit

Media Contacts: Tammy Riel, Executive Director of Fort Chip Métis Nation|