Tim Whiteduck

Tim Whiteduck

Director of Technology, First Nations Education Council (FNEC)


As director of technology for the First Nations Education Council (FNEC), Tim helps his organization represent and serves 22 First Nations communities in Quebec.

FNEC aims to achieve full jurisdiction over education while “respecting our unique cultural identities and common beliefs, and promoting our languages, values and traditions.” A core element of this vision is to use technology effectively to support the autonomy and democratic development of First Nations communities.

Tim and his team have been working with the First Nations as their intermediary organization to develop strategic partnerships to design and install community broadband infrastructure; deliver online and IT training programs; and support the delivery and engagement of broadband-enabled community services including education, health and many others.

Tim is a member of the Kitigan Zibi First Nation, an Algonquin community located in the Gatineau region of southwestern Quebec, Canada.