Company: Tahltan Central Government
Job title: Lands Director
Nalaine Morin is nationally recognized for her work in environmental assessment. Her deep technical background in both mining and environmental assessment processes combined with being of Tahltan descent has enabled her to understand and to identify methods for the connection and support of both Indigenous knowledge and western science in a way that bridges cultural understanding on both sides. Nalaine provides services in technical review, regulatory support, negotiations, community consultation and natural resource management.
Nalaine is currently the Lands Director for the Tahltan Central Government. In 2006, Nalaine helped establish the Tahltan Heritage Resources Environmental Assessment Team on behalf of the Tahltan Nation. THREAT is an innovative team that incorporates the expertise of the Tahltan people with Western science. Nalaine has supported the Tahltan Nation to navigate the environmental assessment processes of several large-scale resource projects including mines, run-of-river hydro projects and transmission lines. She has gained a national reputation for effectively managing complicated resource project issues in a cross cultural setting.
Nalaine is a director on the BC Hydro board and the Geoscience BC board. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of British Columbia and a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Nalaine also holds certification as an Environmental Professional, certified by the Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board.
Impactful strategies and collaborative opportunities: a view on water stewardship from Tahltan Central Government 3:50 pm
day: 12 May 2021