A presentation/workshop that will walk delegates through the stages involved in planning, design and construction of a typical capital infrastructure project. This process usually begins with a First Nation community identifying the need for one of the many basic physical structures and facilities that are needed in our communities, such as schools, or nursing stations. The presenter will share some of her recent experiences in helping communities to plan and construct community infrastructure and facilities.
Donna is a Graduate City Planner from the University of Manitoba. She became a Full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners in 1994 and is currently a Registered Professional Planner in the Province of Ontario. Donna background includes Project Management/ Administration, Planning and Economic Development. In 2000, she obtained an Environmental Assessment Certificate from Lakehead University. She has also taken numerous Project Management courses, including Contract Law. Donna has gained valuable experience as a Project Planner and Manager on numerous projects in Northern Ontario over the past 24 years, both while self – employed, as a Planner with Keewatin-Aski Ltd., Engineers & Planners (Sioux Lookout) and Shibogama Technical Services (currently).