LINDA OKANEE grew up in Ka-pi-ti-ko-nah (Thunderchild First Nation) and her first language is Cree. She has a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Saskatchewan and a Certified PRofessional Accountant (CMA) designation and is member in good standing. She has recenly become a board member of the Aboriginal Financial Officers of Saskatchewan chapter.
Linda has held various positions including Band Manager, other executive management positions, member of various boards and oversight committees and has created her own management consulting company. She has been with the First Nations Trust since February 2011. Linda is a member of the Thunderchild First Nation, Treaty 6 territory. Her top three hobbies are exercising, reading, and making traditional crafts.