Originally from East Bay/Eskasoni, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Angie earned her undergraduate degree from Dalhousie University in 2005 and her LL. B from the Schulich School of Law in 2009. She was called to the Nova Scotia Bar Society in June 2010. Angeline is a practicing lawyer and has worked with The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) since October 2011. In 2013, she became the Director of Environment and Natural Resources after successfully establishing a number of environmental programs for CMM’s Member Communities. Today, Angeline is now CMM’s Associate Executive Director. She currently provides oversight and guidance over five Departments, over a hundred staff, numerous files, projects and services offered to eight (8) Mi’kmaw communities in Mainland Nova Scotia.
Angeline also sits on the Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) Board of Directors; the Assembly of NS Chiefs’ Mi’kmaw Fisheries Advisory Committee (MFAC); Ocean Supercluster Board of Directors; Natural Resource Canada’s Departmental Audit Committee; Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management External Advisory Board; and, Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture External Advisory Committee.
The most important piece in all of this has been the support from her wife of 11 years and three beautiful children.