Jason Whitford, President and CEO, formerly served as the executive director of Shawenim Abinoooji Inc. SAI offers support services, specialized foster care placements for children and youth with complex needs, and on-reserve foster care placement services throughout the Southeast First Nations to keep children close to home.

During his tenure as program manager at Eagle Urban Transition Centre, Jason co-authored “Examining the Urban Aboriginal Policy Gap: Impacts on Service Delivery for Mobile Aboriginal Peoples in Winnipeg, Canada.”

Jason is a graduate of the Business Administration program at Red River College and the Human Resource and Management program at the University of Winnipeg.