Economic Development & Technical Services

Jason Batise
Economic Development & Technical Services Advisor

This department is responsible for encouraging and assisting Wabun Tribal Council First Nation members to establish and expand businesses. Jason Batise also provides Technical and Advisory assistance to Native entrepreneurs who are developing and operating their own businesses. In addition, this department is responsible to Wabun First Nation communities for infrastructure, capital project development, strategic planning, policy development and participation in negotiations at local, provincial and federal levels of government.

The Economic Development / Technical Services Advisor is also responsible for negotiations of major resource development agreements in the areas of mining and hydro electricity.

Jason Batise also handles the education portfolio for Wabun Tribal Council.  The Council represents its First Nation communities in regards to educational issues at a regional level.

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