Fort Chip Métis Nation

The Hard Work Begins Here

Serving Fort Chip

Have a question? Our office handles administration, community support, government & industry relations, and more. Below are the people who show up every day to keep Fort Chip a prosperous place for our Métis community.

Tammy Riel

Executive Director

Tammy is honoured to be helping the FC Métis Nation build and actualize the plans and dreams they have for their home, traditional lands and families. She is Métis with roots deeply tied to the Red River and Batoche, and she has another Métis family here in Fort Chip. She loves being out on the land, but you will find her most of the time in the Fort Chip Métis office, working hard!

Matthew Michetti

Chief Operating Officer

Matthew brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position of COO, 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. With experience in communication, project management, government relations and strategic planning, Matthew brings valuable insights and leadership to his role.

Carmen Wells

Lands and Regulatory Manager

Carmen is Metis, and hails from BC. She has worked with Indigenous groups in the Northeastern Alberta region for roughly seven years in a multi-faceted setting. Carmen will be managing regulatory and government policy matters along with the regulatory team, Kim Dertien-Loubert and Lisa Schaldemose. She looks forward to working with community members.

Robyn Le Sauvage

Executive Assistant

Robyn is born and raised in Alberta. Her mission is to empower her leaders by understanding their needs and is honoured to play her role in supporting the Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation.

Shaya Jones

Members Coordinator

As Youth and Elder Coordinator, Shaya has a busy schedule. Her home is her favourite place in Fort Chip as it is where she can experience serenity and balance. This provides her the strength to continue doing what she knows best—helping others.

Braya Quilty

Lands and Regulatory Coordinator

Braya supports the Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation in policy matters and consultation requirements as part of the regulatory team. She is a graduate of Resource and Environmental Management within the Faculty of Environment with a degree focused on Indigenous governance. Hailing from Southern Interior BC, she now makes Alberta her home and enjoys all forms of outdoor recreation such as mountain biking and skiing. Her professional interests include environmental policy, Indigenous rights and restoration/conservation initiatives.  

Jeremy Cardinal

Maintenance Worker

James McLellan

Maintenance Worker

Tiffany Cardinal

Youth Coordinator

Chad Cardinal

Elder Support Worker

Consulting Team

Lisa Schaldemose

Regulatory Consultant

Ranji Jeerakathil (MLT Aitkens)

Legal team – Industry Negotiations

Keltie Lambert (Whitten Legal)

Legal team – Regulatory and Lands Cases

Janais Turuk

Alberta Energy Regulatory (AER) Consultant

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