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 Anand

Regional Energy Coordinator

Nick is a dedicated sustainable energy management professional acting as the Ogemawahj Tribal Council’s (OTC) Regional Energy Coordinator, providing guidance and education to member communities on energy efficiency, capacity resiliency, GHG emission reduction, community energy planning and energy projects execution.

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Nick has a rich experience of sixteen years working in energy sector in Canada and India. During his career as Engineering Manager with NTPC, India’s largest power utility, Nick oversaw generation-side and demand side energy management. He held a range of responsibilities in energy auditing, utility energy project management, public private partnership, stake holders management, operations and maintenance, power grid coordination, HVAC projects, procurement, contracts and quality control of super thermal power stations of up to 3000 MW capacity. He worked as Project Manager for greenfield construction of a 120 MW hydro electric project.

Nick professional skills’ cover all facets of energy management and he focused them towards energy efficiency and sustainability strategies for community development.

Nick comes from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Engineering Leadership in Clean Energy Engineering. He holds an MBA, PG diploma in IT and Mechanical Engineering degree. He holds Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Project Management Professional (PMP) and LEED Green Associate designations. He is acting as Director of Agile programs with PMI-CWCC towards capacity building of professionals.

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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