The Board of the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) is pleased to announce that Carol Anne Hilton has been named Director for a term ending at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO of Transformation International an award winning Social and Economic development company. Carol Anne is a recognized leading First Nation’s business entrepreneur with a Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Carol Anne is from the Nuu chah nulth Nation on Vancouver Island.
Carol Anne works to incorporate an Aboriginal worldview while bringing First Nations, industry and government together to design new approaches for sustainable, inclusive development. Carol Anne brings project management experience across industries in resource management, governance, and regional development.
Carol Anne is currently authoring ‘Indigenomics – a Global Power Shift’ and has been an instructor at Camosun Business School Leadership Program as well as at Simon Fraser University’s Community Economic Development Program, the University of Winnipeg’s Masters in Community Planning Program and most recently with the Banff Center Indigenous Business Program.
Transformation has been recognized with a BC Aboriginal Outstanding Business Achievement Award, a Creating Wealth Award from the National Indigenous Council of Elders and Business of the Year Award from the Nuu chah nulth Economic Development Corporation. In November 2015, Carol Anne was also recently nominated for work in multi-culturalism by the BC Government.
Carol Anne was recently appointed as an advisor on the Federal Economic Growth Council. Carol Anne currently serves as Director on the Vancouver Island Investment Fund, the World Fisheries Trust, the Victoria Community Micro Lending Society, and is a Director on Community Social Planning Council as well as a past Director of the founding board for the First Nations Health Authority and served for 9 years on Council of Hesquiaht First Nation.
Board membership is open to all CCEDNet members, with at-large Director positions elected each year. If you are interested in joining the Board, contact us or watch for the annual call for Board nominations, which is usually sent to members in February.