Christine Channer Auguste is an award-winning, community-focused and strategic-minded communications leader with close to two decades of transformational success in education, marketing, cultural diversity, Indigenous relations and finance. Her team at Channer Consulting & Training pride themselves in being an inclusive and diverse team and have built strong relationships with clients in various Indigenous and other racialized communities and organizations across Canada. A change-maker and community partner, Christine’s collaborative and client-centric approach begins with listening to the client and working to understand their specific needs. She then works one on one to tailor solutions that are based on her clients’ objectives and customized to empower them – through their learning and beyond. A fierce advocate and ally for empowerment through education, learning and strategic planning within Indigenous communities, Christine has travelled across Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia to First Nations and Metis communities creating training and innovative solutions that are accessible and inclusive. Christine specializes in solutions that are customizable, flexible and mobile – with a keen understanding that delivering in-community initiatives removes the common barrier for rural clients who are unable to travel to metropolitan centers. Christine has and continues to serve on several Boards, Committees and Groups that promote inclusive cultures, some of which include her serving as Co-Chair for the Indigenous Works’ Linkages Project, Steering Committee in Alberta, being selected to be part of the inaugural Strategic Management Committee during her time at NorQuest College and being a Business Coach for the Action for Healthy Communities I.M.P.A.C.T. Employment & Entrepreneurship initiative. Christine earned her Honours BA degree in Sociology at York University, is fluent in both English & French, has more than 15 years of experience in business development and training, she is a content creator and social media influencer, committed to overall wellness, and is just as fierce on a spin bike as she is in the boardroom.