Colette Isaac has been consulting independently since 2002 offering technical and strategic planning services in IT management, research and development. Prior to that, she was the Administrator at her home community of Moose Deer Point First Nation, involved in a number of lands-related projects including First Nations Land Management, environmental studies, and Additions to Reserve. Colette has a diploma in Cartographic Technology from Sir Sandford Fleming College, and degrees in Indigenous Studies and Geography from Trent and Western Universities. She has worked in the public, NGO and private sectors, providing GIS, mapping, technical and administrative support. She has been working specifically within the Aboriginal community since 1996, and is especially interested in the important role of land for Aboriginal people’s health.
David J. Stinson has been consulting since 2004 with the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for a wind energy proposal in Huron County. Prior to that, he has worked as a Planner for the County of Kent Planning Department, Maitland Valley Conservation Authority, and the Ogemawahj Tribal Council which included representing First Nation interests at the Ontario Municipal Board. David has a Master of Science degree from the School of Rural Planning and Development at the University of Guelph, and taught environmental science and science in society, as a professor with Laurentian University. His planning interests have led him to commit time to various committees such as CIP’s Indigenous Peoples Planning Committee, OPPI’s Recognition Committee, the City of Orillia’s Environmental Advisory Committee, Mnjikaning First Nation’s Environment Committee, Harmonization of Planning along the Eastern Georgian Bay Coast Ad hoc Committee, and the Lake Scugog Environmental Management Plan Public Advisory Committee. He currently serves on the Board of two supportive housing projects. He has worked with rural communities since 1993, and is especially is interested in the role of planning for the built environment, community economics, and ecological sustainability. David is a Registered Professional Planner with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, as well as an Associate in the Ontario Institute of Agrologists.