Dan Paradis is the Senior Project Manager for the Nishnawbe Maajijikaywin initiative. Dan has a MSc. in International Rural Development Planning from the University of Guelph. He has worked for the last 19 years to support First Nations communities in British Columbia and northern Ontario in their efforts to build an economic foundation for their communities while addressing their stewardship and cultural interests in the land. Dan is married with two children, likes to play guitar, sail and spend time in the bush.