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Susan Robertson, RPP, Carolyn King and David Stinson, RPP

Susan Robertson, RPPSusan Robertson, RPP
Susan Robertson, RPP is the Principal Planner of People Plan Community, a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Registered Professional Planner in Ontario. As a Reconciliation seeker, Susan is deeply committed to fostering partnerships between Indigenous communities and all levels of government and government agencies. Further to her work, Susan was the first person to be nominated and awarded The Credits Award by the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation in 2017 for her contributions to promoting Indigenous cultural heritage.

Carolyn King Carolyn-King-(2).png
Carolyn King is the Chair and co-founder of the Shared Path Consultation Initiative. She is also the founder of the Moccasin Identifier Project. She is the first woman to have been elected as Chief of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) (December 1997 to December 1999).

Carolyn has over 25 years of work experience in the field of First Nations community and economic development, and extensive experience in public relations, environmental planning policies and procedures, and community radio. She is a Board member on numerous local community-based organizations and has served at the municipal, regional and national levels. She has received numerous awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) in recognition of her support for First Nations history and the advancement of Aboriginal Peoples, and the Order of Canada for her expertise in community development, her advocacy of Indigenous-led initiatives, and her efforts to improve Canadians’ understanding of First Nations. 

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As a professional planner, David has worked in the public, NGO, and private sectors, with expertise in regional contexts, rural development, and land use policy.  He has provided research and analysis on community economics, land development, and environmental interests, and is now a partner at Incite Planning.

David has had the privilege of working with many Indigenous communities, and spent 7 years as the Community Planning Advisor for the Ogemawahj Tribal Council.  He sat on the CIP’s Indigenous Community Planning Committee, OPPI’s Indigenous Planning Perspectives Advisory Group, and currently serves on the board of the Shared Path Consultation Initiative. Recently, he has collaborated with Carolyn King from Mississaugas of Credit First Nation to create an OPPI continuous professional learning course - Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples and Aboriginal Communities: What the Duty to Consult and Accommodate means to Ontario Planners.