Our Team

Jenene Wooldridge, BA (Hons), CAPA

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Jenene is a proud Epekwitk Mi’kmaq and a member of Abegweit First Nation.  Prior to her leadership role with L’nuey, she served for over a decade in senior management with Abegweit First Nation.

Jenene is currently enrolled in the Director’s Education Program at the Rotman School of Management and as a step toward becoming a certified corporate director. Jenene graduated with honours from the University of Prince Edward Island (Soc/Anth Hons) in 2004 and has attained the Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) designation through AFOA Canada. Since attending UPEI in 2004, she also returned to obtain a number of certificates in Conflict Resolution, Project Management and the New Managers Series.

She has participated as a member of numerous Indigenous boards and initiatives, both regionally and nationally, and has led numerous comprehensive community planning exercises, helping First Nation communities set a strategic path to healthy, successful futures. In recent years Jenene has represented Mi’kmaq interests at numerous negotiation tables and has coordinated consultation and engagement efforts in her own community and many others. She is a regular speaker at universities, conferences, and workshops on the topics of empowering women, leadership, planning and reconciliation. Jenene is committed to personal and professional development and strives to live her life with intention.

She resides in Rocky Point with her husband and two children. Together, we rise.

Professional Highlights:

  • Renew PEI: The Premier’s Council for Recovery and Growth
  • National Indigenous Community Development Strategy
  • First Nation Comprehensive Community Planning Advisor
  • AFOA Atlantic (Board Member)

Amanda Peters, MA, MLIS, MPA, CAPA

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Amanda Peters is a member of Glooscap First Nation and resides in Falmouth, Nova Scotia. She graduated from Mount Allison University in 1999 with an Honours degree in Political Science. She then went on to complete three master’s degrees at Dalhousie University in Political Science, Public Administration and Information Management.

She has worked with First Nation government and administration for over 10 years. Upon graduation in 2009 Amanda was hired by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs. While there she was quickly promoted to Senior Policy Analyst representing First Nation perspectives on health policy in Atlantic Canada. In 2013 Amanda took the position as Director of Administration at Glooscap First Nation where she was responsible for the overall management of the reserve including but not limited to Human Resources, Financial Management, Public Works etc. She was also responsible for writing and implementing a comprehensive policy regime including new and updated HR Policies, Financial Administration Policy, Information Management, Privacy Policy etc.

In June 2015, Amanda was asked by the Board of Directors of Glooscap Ventures, the independent economic development arm of Glooscap First Nation, to take over the position of Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Amanda was responsible for the overall management of the staff and all associated businesses and projects.

Amanda currently acts as an Atlantic Canadian First Nation mentor for the development of Comprehensive Community Planning in three First Nations communities.

Professional Highlights:

  • Assisted Glooscap First Nation in developing a comprehensive policy regime
  • Assisted Glooscap Ventures in developing business opportunities
  • Atlantic Comprehensive Community Plan Mentor
  • Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Board Member (Past)
  • Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Board of Governors

Segewa’t Consulting also has a wide range of associates who provide project-specific expertise to ensure our clients receive the best services. Our business is Mi’kmaq owned and operated.

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