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The Team at PIBDC

Chris Scott, Consultant

Chris Scott has worked with First Nations on economic development for over 15 years and is well known for his role in the success of the Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corporation, where he served as COO.
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Lesley Gabriel, Economic Business Development Officer

In 2007, Lesley took on her role as Economic Business Development Officer with PIBDC where she is the main point of contact for all business opportunities on Penticton Band land. She has her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Business Operation & Logistics and a minor in Information Technology. Lesley also holds an Associate Degree in Project Management.
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April Gabriel, Administration & Communication

In 2010, April Gabriel was hired on as Administrative Assistant for the Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation. Since then, her role has evolved into “Administration and Communication”. She prides herself in working with the Development Corporation as she wants to see her community work towards a better future. She is very thankful to PIBDC for giving her the opportunity to grow and learn in her own community.
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