BA, CAPA, ICD.D
Jenene Wooldridge is Executive Director of L’nuey – the Epekwitk Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative. She is author of Living Full Circle, a 52-week undated planner inspired by Medicine Wheel teachings, centred on living life with intention and balance (published October 2021).
She is passionate about her community and committed to advancing the interests of the Mi’kmaq and all Islanders. Jenene comes from a long line of hereditary and elected Chiefs. Prior to her leadership role with L’nuey, she served for over a decade in senior management with Abegweit First Nation.
She was named one of the top 25 most powerful women in business by Atlantic Business Magazine in 2021. Jenene also serves on Renew PEI: The Premier’s Council for Recovery and Growth. She recently obtained the ICD.D designation in June 2021.
She has participated as a member of numerous Indigenous boards and initiatives, both regionally and nationally. Jenene has led numerous comprehensive community planning exercises, helping First Nation communities set a strategic path to healthy, successful futures. In recent years, Jenene has represented Mi’kmaq interests at numerous negotiation tables and has coordinated consultation and engagement efforts in her own community and many others.
She resides in Rocky Point with her husband and two children.