Tammie Myles is Stz'uminus First Nations and Danish. Bridging the two cultures within her work and life has enhanced opportunities for learning and developing in both Western Society and Aboriginal traditions. With a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training and 30 years experience Nationally in First Nations communities in the areas of training, organizational and community development. Additionally, Tammie's background includes instructing trauma, abuse and addictions counselling courses.
Currently, she is Owner/Director of Mother Earth Whispers, an organizational wellness and leadership development company focusing on positive change. She is pursuing a doctorate degree in Relationship Dynamics and Metaphysical Science, instructed at the University of Toronto in the Master of Social Work – Indigenous Trauma Resiliency Program, is a sessional instructor at Royal Roads University and Vancouver Island University. Historically, Tammie's significant management experience with Aboriginal Friendship Centre's provided opportunities to implement organizational culture philosophies, wellness and development. Moreover, addressing the intergenerational effects of colonization and residential school in communities and the workplace requires an Indigenous approach. These experiences provided an ability to incorporate Indigenous methods to implementing organizational wellness. Personal awareness and development are key for leaders in organizations. As a hobby, she also enjoys project management in real estate/construction.