Elijah Blackbird, an experienced Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Manager, boasts over five years in the sector, skillfully fostering understanding and respect through DEIB initiatives. His career in operations, spanning over two decades, highlights his proficiency in leading diverse teams, driving inclusivity and positive results. Elijah is an IDI Qualified Administrator, bringing a sophisticated understanding of intercultural competence to his work. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for LLSC and is a dedicated Youth Soccer Coach. As a proud member of the Walpole Island First Nations, Elijah enriches his professional endeavors with his cultural heritage, promoting awareness of Canada's Indigenous peoples. His commitment and extensive experience, mark him as a distinguished leader in the DEIB landscape.