Chantel Desrochers

Student Achievement Award
Laurentian University
Climate Monitoring/Indigenous Relations
Beausoleil First Nation

Chantel is a registered member of Beausoleil First Nation and has been living in Sudbury for the past five years to be close to her university. She has used her education and work experience to obtain employment in her community as their Community Climate Monitoring Liaison in the Lands and Resources Department. Chantel managed the climate change project that addressed adaptation measures pertaining to the two identified climate vulnerabilities of wind and water. Her goal is to work in her home community’s Lands and Resources Department.