Maamawi, minonakiiwin ga zhitoomin ji shkewziyaang wii Ogimaakangeying, nakeying enenjgewaat edbendaagzijig.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency Among Our Members
Serving our First Nation communities since 1990.

‚ÄčTechnical Services provides advice, guidance and assistance for its member communities in relation to community infrastructure, planning and development. This includes advising and assisting member communities with project development, not limited to pre-planning, feasibility, design development, tendering and construction stages First Nation capital project. Technical expertise supports First Nations in addressing annual infrastructure and community developments reporting.


A summary of services include:


  • Technical assistance with Community Capital Planning.
  • Provide advice and recommendations in pre-planning, planning, design, construction and maintenance of community infrastructure.
  • Assist with construction development plans.
  • Assist with Project Management.
  • Provide expertise in infrastructure upgrades and expansions of existing facilities.
  • Clarification of codes, standards, regulations and legislation that may apply.






Department Contact

Lindsay Cass

Environmental Technologist

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext. 203
Cell: 705-279-0595

Lindsay’s background in environmental engineering complements her role as Environmental Technologist at the Ogemawahj Tribal Council. In addition to waste management and waste diversion, she assists the communities on waste management strategies. She is passionate about addressing pollution in the environment, specifically that contaminating our water. 


Nick Brown

Nick Brown

Regional Energy Coodinator

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext.201  Mobile: 647-824-2000 

Nick is a dedicated energy professional acting as the Ogemawahj Tribal Council’s (OTC) Regional Energy Coordinator, providing guidance and education to member communities on energy efficiency, resiliency and Community Energy planning.

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Nick has spent the last 4 years focused on conservation and demand management in all major sectors and jurisdictions in Canada. In 2015, he helped to complete the largest social housing retrofit in Ontario. He also created an Industry Partnership with Humber College providing curriculum content to students as well as guided debate topics relevant to energy and sustainability. 

The scope of his work has been centered around advocacy through engagement, allowing him to help foster an understanding around Energy Efficiency and Energy Management strategies

Nick comes from Humber College with an advanced diploma in Sustainable Energy and Building Technology with Honours. Additionally, Nick holds a Certified Measurement and verification Professional designation from the Association of Energy Engineers.  

Aaron Genereux


[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext. 207
Cell: 705-796-6327

Aaron Genereux is a professional engineer, member of Wikwemikong First Nation and is currently the Engineer for the Ogemawahj Tribal Council (OTC), which is located in Rama First Nation. Aaron is approaching his 9th year working with the Tribal Council, assisting six member First Nations in all aspects of community infrastructure. 

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Aaron continues to be a vital key team member in assisting two Tribal Council member First Nations eliminate their long-standing drinking/boil water advisories. 

Aaron is the current Vice President of the Board of Directors for the OFNTSC and actively participates with committees related to infrastructure and policy with the Union of Ontario Indians and the Assembly of First Nations.  

Aaron’s past roles included participation in the National Engineering Assessment of First Nation Water and Wastewater Systems and was directly involved in assessment of 40 First Nation systems in 6 different Provinces.  Aaron is dedicated to helping Indigenous communities with improvement of infrastructure.

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