CeCe Baptiste, CPA, CMA, ICD.D, a member of Little Pine First Nation, holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree as well as a both the Certified Professional Accountant and Institute of Corporate Director designations. Her career spans senior positions in a variety of sectors, including provincial ministries, banking institutions, crown corporations, and higher education. Ms. Baptiste is a past board member for SaskGaming Corporation, past board Chair, United Way of Saskatoon and Area, past board director for the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce, and currently sits on West Wind Aviation’s Finance Committee and the national board of United Way Centraide Canada. Her leadership roles have been recognized through various nominations and awards, including YWCA Women of Distinction finalist, CBC’s Top 40 Under 40, FSIN Strength of our Women award in Business, U of S Canada 150 Citizen recognition, and one of ten brand campaign ambassadors for CPA Canada in 2019. She devotes her energy to enhancing partnerships between the Indigenous and the non-Indigenous community, through active promotion of leadership at board tables.