Board of Directors
Lucy Pelletier is a Cowessess First Nation member. She has extensive experience and knowledge in First Nation governance, strategic planning and human resources. In her career spanning over 35 years, Lucy has held various management and executive positions at First Nation organizations, government and non-government organizations. She has contributed significantly to the growth of these organizations including Cowessess First Nation.
As the Band Manager at Cowessess First Nation, Lucy lead, developed, negotiated and implemented a $750,000 gas and convenience store, presently known as Cowessess Gas & Grocery Store II, on newly converted reserve land outside the City of Regina which resulted in gross sales of 11m in first 10 months of operation as well as receiving the Indigenous Business of the Year Award for 2005. Within the same role, Lucy also participated and lead the capital projects committee in which resulted in a 20 year capital plan that created a 100,000 square foot strip mall facility; core sewage and lagoon project; and the water treatment plant plus expansion. Additionally, she was a part of the PMT for the Band Office Expansion Project, Medical Clinic, Cowessess Community Education Centre and the Water Treatment Plant.
At present, Lucy Pelletier is the current Chair of the Board at Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation, Vice Chair of the National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association (NACCA), Corporate Director of First Nations Bank of Canada and former Vice Chair of Innovation Place Saskatchewan.