Tracy Eyssens


Tracy Eyssens has been a long standing partner of AtBC’s for the last 17 years. She brings 20 years of experience working at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba with heritage from the Pinaymootang (Fairford) First Nation, and moved to Vancouver in 1995, which she now calls home.

Ms Eyssens has significant experience and awareness for partnerships and collaboration. With her many years of working with Aboriginal people, she was able to build effective partnerships to overcome the capacity gaps and unlock economic opportunities that have enabled the development of prosperous economies for Aboriginal people. She has worked with over 150 First Nations across BC, managed a budget of $40M and supported over 300 projects in First Nation communities ranging from cultural centers, infrastructure and business/industrial parks.

Her creativity and innovation has allowed her to push through boundaries and collaborate and partner on a number of initiatives and projects that have supported the economic prosperity of Aboriginal communities and entrepreneurs. Working with a number of aboriginal organizations, federal/provincial partners along with private sector partners across the province, her vision for community economic development has allowed for the successful development of many diverse projects across BC.

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