Departments & Services

Below is a list of all departments and services within Gesgapegiag.

Economic Development

Vision

To build an independent, sustainable economic base respecting Micmac values and enhancing community livelihood and prosperity.

Mission

The Economic Development Department will create, support, and manage business ventures to generate profits for the band and create jobs.

Core Values

  • Respect for Mother Earth- All of our ventures, businesses, and practices will be respectful of the environment.
  • Transparency and Accountability- The Economic Development Department must operate with clear, transparent business practices to be accountable to the Micmac community of Gesgapegiag.
  • Openness- Our community is open to support from internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve successful economic development initiative.
  • Sustainability- Economic activity conducted and supported by the Gesgapegiag First Nation will enhance community, financial, cultural, and environmental sustainability.


Staff

Bonnie Jerome

Economic Development Administrative Assistant


Hollie Larocque

Economic Development Mentee


Micmacs of Gesgapegiag Band

Roberta Billingsley

Economic Development Officer


Micmacs of Gesgapegiag Band

Angel Ward

Angel Ward

Director of Economic Development


Micmacs of Gesgapegiag Band

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