Chantel currently works for the Green Action Centre as their Indigenous Programs Outreach Coordinator. Recently, she completed a Graduate Diploma in Community Economic Development from Concordia University. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Urban and Inner-City Studies from the University of Winnipeg. Chantel’s interests include renewable energy development for First Nations communities across Canada, community economic development and social enterprise entrepreneurship. As a volunteer she has served on the boards of the Spence Neighbourhood Association, Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, Centre for Gender Advocacy and Daniel McIntyre St Matthews Community Association. She has provided support to the National Elders Gathering Conference in 2019, Folklorama’s First Nation Pavilion and the University of Winnipeg Aboriginal Student Council.