Margaret Kenequanash is the Chairperson for Wataynikaneyap Power (translation - Line that brings light) a First Nation led Transmission Company, whose 20 First Nations recently signed a partnership agreement with Fortis Ontario and RES Canada to bring grid connection to the remote First Nations currently powered by diesel generators. Margaret has been the Executive Director of the Shibogama First Nations Council since 2005. Margaret received the “Executive of the Year” award at the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) Business Awards in 2008. Prior to joining Shibogama, Margaret obtained her post-secondary education in business, notably achieving and receiving an Academic Honour Roll award. Margaret has a vast wealth of knowledge gleaned over the past 20 years in various high level positions, including being on the Sioux Lookout Municipal Council from 1990-94. Margaret carries the distinction of being the first female Chief in her northern home community at North Caribou Lake First Nation when she was elected in 1996.