Nene Kraneveldt is a community development specialist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the S3 team. A member of the Hupacasath Nation (one of the 14 Nuu‐chah‐nulth Nations), Nene has worked with First Nations, aboriginal organizations, and federal and provincial governments for more than 15 years. As a First Nation’s change agent, she has first‐hand experience in aboriginal issues and has committed her entire professional career to improving social, community, and economic conditions for aboriginal people in British Columbia.
Nene holds a Masters Degree in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University. As a lifelong learner she continues to build knowledge through continued academic pursuits and practical research opportunities. Since creating her business, Imagination FX, in 1999, she has been privileged to work with First Nations and aboriginal organizations across the country, providing support for capacity building, proposal writing, and program development. She is best known for her ability to build and maintain positive relationships with community organizations, funders, community members, and federal and provincial governments. Nene is also an acclaimed speaker, having spoken at national and international conferences and events.
An experienced policy analyst, she specializes in policy research and development with a strong focus on social policy. Nene works from the mantra “building individuals, families, communities, and nations one person at a time,” and enjoys co‐creating human, social, and economic development programming.