Jauvonne Kitto

Jauvonne Kitto

As a member of Saa Dene executive team, her role is to set the strategic vision and manage the daily operations of the companies.

Prior to that, she was an Executive Director at Fort McKay First Nation and responsible for corporate and community governance, administration, health and human services, communications, stakeholder, public and corporate relations and as management consultant.

Ms. Kitto has over 20 years of combined executive management, economic development, regulatory matters, crisis and risk management and governance experience. Her career has spanned work in the public, private, government and non-profit sectors. Specializing in guiding organizations to operate more efficiently and profitably by focusing on the spectrum of challenges that business leaders and governments face – from long range strategic planning and is the critical day-to-day business matters.

Throughout her career Ms. Kitto has been a mentor with a particular focus on supporting working women and the betterment of Indigenous Peoples and fulfilling their rights over their lands. She is actively involved in her community and currently serves as an advisor, a board of director on several for profit and not for profit, First Nations Group of Companies; and several non-partisan organizations such as the Information Communications Technology Council (ICTC)- a national center of expertise in the digital economy; Calgary Housing Company – provides safe and affordable housing solutions for families; KidSport – All Kids Should Play, and no child should be left on the sidelines; Praxis Spinal Cord Institute; Chair, Onion Lake Cree Nation Group of Companies.

A member of the Forbes Business Council, Energy Council of Canada and the Business Council of Alberta and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and First Nations Power Authority.