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Geraldine Potts

Educational Coordinator

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, I'm possible." Audrey Hepburn

Biography

Geraldine Potts is originally from the Alexis First Nation, however calls Edmonton her home. Ms. Potts has a stellar background in administration with over 30 years+ in working knowledge with various organizations including non-profit, tribal affiliations, and the different levels of government.   Ms. Potts earned her Bachelor of Administration Degree through Athabasca University, specializing in Health Development and Administration. She also completed the Community Addictions Training and the Advanced Counsellor Training through Nechi Institute, to further develop personal growth and understanding of addictions. Ms. Potts lives an alcohol and drug free lifestyle, speaks and understands her Stoney language fluently.   Ms. Potts is an educator who leads by example, overcoming many obstacles to get to that place of wellness in her life, by following values and ethics bestowed on her by traditional teachers and mentors in her life.   Due to other commitments, effective April 1, 2017 Ms. Potts will be stepping into a new role as Educational Coordinator and will continue to work effectively and efficiently in her new role to support Nechi in the great work of providing addictions and wellness training to Indigenous students and communities.