Meet Our Team

The Leadership at FNPA share the vision and values of our community. We are collaborators, thinkers, and visionaries. We approach work with curiosity and experimentation, using what we learn to create an outstanding experience. We love what we do, and who we do it with.

Mr. Guy Lonechild
Mr. Guy LonechildChief Executive Officer
Mr. Lonechild is a well-known advocate in creating new economic opportunities and serves as President and CEO of First Nations Power Authority connecting both Indigenous and Industry leaders in renewable and alternative energy development.
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Tribal Chief Felix Thomas
Tribal Chief Felix ThomasChairperson
Felix has accumulated more than seventeen years of political experience in First Nation governance serving as a band Councilor, advancing to Chief, serving his home community for eleven years. In 2008 he was elected as Tribal Chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.
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Ms. Crystal Farfard
Ms. Crystal FarfardVice-Chairperson
Crystal has many years’ experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer, working at medium to large law firms. Her practice focuses on corporate/commercial, Indigenous business/Economic Development and First Nations law and some general practice.
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Mr. Harvie Campbell
Mr. Harvie CampbellChair- Projects Committee
Mr. Campbell is a principal and founder of Bastion Power Inc., a power generation development company involved in the development of gas, hydro, and biomass projects primarily in western Canada.
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Mr. AJ Felix
Mr. AJ FelixTreasurer - Chair- Audit & Finance Committee
AJ was born and raised in Saskatchewan. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Commerce with an accounting major in 1987. He articled with Deloitte & Touche.
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Mr. Lee Ahenakew
Mr. Lee AhenakewDirector - Chair- Governance & Nominations HR
Lee is the Manager of Community Engagement at BHP Billiton’s Potash businesses working with local communities to the Jansen project to create an understanding of and engagement in the project.
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Chief Reg Bellerose
Chief Reg BelleroseDirector
Chief Reg Bellerose was born and raised on the Muskowekwan First Nation in Treaty 4 Territory. He received his BA and Masters in Project Management from the University of Saskatchewan.
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Mr. Thomas Benjoe
Mr. Thomas BenjoeDirector
Thomas Benjoe, until recently, was the Commercial Account Manager – Indigenous Banking Specialist with RBC. He currently is the President and CEO of FHQ Developments
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Ms. Marnie Dawson
Ms. Marnie DawsonDirector
Marnie Dawson, is the Principal of the Renewable Energy Group at Prairie Sky Consulting. She has been involved in renewables since 2004 as both a consultant and developer.
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Mr. Albert Derocher
Mr. Albert DerocherDirector
Born and raised on the Flying Dust First Nation, Mr. Derocher has worked for his community for the last 33 years. His experience entails working with various Business Organizations, Levels of Government, Non Profits and Indigenous Institutions.
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Mr. Paul OByrne
Mr. Paul OByrne
Paul has worked in a variety of capacities in the communications industry since 1974. In 2003, Paul and long-time business partner Greg Fehr, partnered with the Battlefords Tribal Council (BTC) to form Saskatchewan’s premier Indigenous advertising and communications agency – MGM Communications.
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Mr. Chris Ball
Mr. Chris Ball
An experienced financial executive with over forty years in international banking and infrastructure finance, Chris has specific expertise in the Green Energy Power field and was awarded a Life Time Achievement Award in 2013 by Clean Energy B.C. He has managed the financing of excess of 100 green energy projects during his career.
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Mr. Bradyn Parisian
Mr. Bradyn Parisian
Bradyn Parisian is a well-respected Métis entrepreneur and business leader that resides in Regina, SK with his wife and three young children. Bradyn is the Founder of Mo’ Solar Company Ltd. – a renewable energy company that provides solar PV system solutions and energy efficiency advice to residential, commercial and agricultural customers.
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