Nicole’s board experience includes roles on Keyano College Board of Governors and President of the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association. She currently sits on the Alberta Apple Schools Foundation and the Indspire Board of Directors.
Nicole has been honored with numerous accolades, including the Ernest & Young’s Oil & Gas Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, MacEwan University’s Allard Chair in Business, and named as one of Your McMurray Magazine’s Top 50 Under 50. Nicole was also recently awarded the prestigious Indspire Award for Business & Commerce and named the 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership recipient by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.
Nicole is passionate about elevating Indigenous women and believes in leading by example. In 2013 she spearheaded a series called Paving Pathways to Success that brought attention to Indigenous women in business. The campaign recognized eight local women who added value and awareness to Indigenous women’s economic security in the region.