Meet the Team
Dale T. Plett
Director of Engagement, Operations and Policy
Dale proudly hails from the Fish Clan of Chippewas of Rama First Nation. She is a bookworm, enjoys a fine fountain pen and loves to laugh. She is married to Galen and together have three beautiful children: Ngwis, Takoda and Niko Grace. She can be found watching them play all the sports and is loving this season of life their family is in. Dale is passionate about sport and believes in the power it has to transform lives.
High Performance & Games Manager
High Performance Coordinator
Having participated in three North American Indigenous Games as an athlete, coach and sport manager, Mekwan sought additional leadership opportunities and certifications outside of multiple workplace settings within Aboriginal organizations. Mekwan is a proud Ontarian of Mushkegowuk Cree and Belgian descent as a member of Fort Albany First Nation. She hails mainly from Simcoe in Norfolk County, but currently resides on Six Nations territory.
Coordinator, Protocol and Community Outreach
Office Operations & Events Manager
Standing Bear Youth Leadership Program Manager
Central Regional Coordinator & Manager of Regional Development
Andy Rickard is the Manager of Regional Development and the Central Regional Coordinator for the organization. He comes from the community of Garden River First Nation and has an extensive background and sport and recreation management. Andy has a degree in political science and has represented his community and has been a voice for youth for the last 20 years. Andy is a proud Anishnabe and Cree man with roots in both Garden River and Moose Cree.
Southeast Regional Coordinator
Southwest Regional Coordinator
North Central Regional Coordinator
Heather grew up in Northwestern Ontario, with an avid passion for sport. She went to Concordia University for Leisure Sciences, which has helped her understand all aspects of why physical activities are so important.
Northeast Regional Coordinator