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Geraldine Potts

Director of Operations

"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.   In her new role, as Director of Operations, Ms. Potts continues to follow values and ethics bestowed to her by traditional teachers and mentors in her life. She oversees the day to day operations of Nechi, working closely with the Board of Governors and Management Team to provide direction and guidance to staff.