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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Chief Felix Thomas
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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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. 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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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 four young children. Bradyn is the President and principal shareholder of Hugo Henrik Capital Corporation – a 100% indigenous-owned private equity fund that holds investments in companies that operate in various industry sectors; including renewable energy, management consulting, tourism, real estate and software development.
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Mr. Chanze Gamble, MBA
Mr. Chanze Gamble, MBA
Chanze Gamble is from the Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. He has 20 years of experience in senior management and executive roles specializing in economic and business development, governance and financial management. Chanze received his MBA in 2012, and September 2019 he commenced a PhD program at the Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria.
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