Our Team

The administrative staff of the Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation (TIC) & Group of Companies oversees operations and supports the Board of Directors. Please note that not everyone is located in our main corporate office, if you have any questions or require additional information please contact us.

TIC Executives:

Jasper Lamouelle

President/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lamouelle, in his role as President, provides the overall leadership necessary to achieve the Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation’s vision, mission and goals. He reports directly to the Board of Directors. In January of 2017, Jasper assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in addition to the President position where he works in conjunction with the senior management team providing oversight for the performance of the organization. 

Mark Brajer

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Brajer is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation and its subsidiary companies and joint ventures. Mark joined TIC in December 2017, and is a licensed engineer in NT, NU, BC and ON. He has 25+ years of experience working across North America managing many operations and functional areas. Mark reports to the CEO and the Board of Directors on a regular basis.

Zakar Hovhannisyan

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Hovhannisyan is responsible for ensuring the timely preparation and accuracy of all financial statements and all other financial reporting requirements. He provides advice on the financial impacts of proposed contracts and new ventures. He is required to report his findings to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.

Lindberg Paul

VP Strategic Business Development


Lydiah Rabesca

Executive Administrator

Paige Drybones

 Receptionist/travel Administrator

Human Resources:

Sarah Hunt

Human Resources Manager

Katrina Jeremick'ca

Sr. Human Resources Officer

Christy Black

Sr. Human Resources Officer

Valerie Chocolate

Human Resources officer

Genevieve Bekale

Jr. Human Resources Officer


Samvel Sedrakyan

Project Accountant

Mailyn Defiesta

Payroll/Finance Officer

Lucy Rabesca

Sr. Payroll Officer (TCL)

Mary Currie

Finance Officer

Elizabeth MacPherson

Finance Officer

Swagato Mitra

Intermediate Finance OFFICER

Nandaiye Mackenzie-Lafferty

Jr. Finance Officer

Information Technology:

Dan Xu

IT Support Technician

Health, Safety & Environment:

Garry Tkachuk


Charles Auger

Safety Officer/Advisor

Mining Industry:

Ronald Pankratz

mining General mANAGER

Retail Operations:

Tsi'a Joseph Zoe-Martin

Community Retail operations coordinator

Bianca Pea’a

Wekweeti store - store manager

Crystal Bekale

gameti store - store manager

Cecilia Nitsiza

Whati store - store manager

Hospitality Operations:

Bianca Pea'a

Snare lake lodge - Hotel manager

George Nitsiza

whati motel - Acting Hotel manager

Sheila Lamouelle-Zoe

Behchoko motel - Hotel manager

Community Development Corps:

George Nitsiza

lac la matre dev corp - manager

Bianca Pea'a

Wekweeti Dev corp - motel/store manager

Tłı̨ Chǫ Logistics (TCL):

Betty Anne Nickerson

Director of Logistics

Deanna Marion

Labour Management officer

Tłı̨ Chǫ Construction (TCC):

Jim Golchert

Tlicho Construction Manager

Paul Gourlay

senior project manager

Rene Baumgarten

Construction foreman

Aiden Breen


Sheila Lamouelle-Zoe

Office manager

Betty Ann Michel


Tłı̨ Chǫ Road Constructors (TCRC):

Christopher Babkirk


Aboriginal Engineering Ltd (AEL):

Michael Weibel

Asset/fleet manager

Tłı̨chǫ Landtran Transport (TCLT):

Nelton Barbosa

South - Operations manager

Julie Baylon

AR/Billing clerk

Dennis Gutierrez

Freight & Logistics Coordinator

Raquelito Yatco

Freight & Logistics Coordinator

Cameron Geiger

logistics coordinator

Ventures West Transport (VWT):

Doug Coulter

General manager

Ian Barton

business development manager

David Settle

IT specialist

VWT Finance/Administration:

Farhan Robertson

SR. financial accountant

Kathy Svanda

Billing manager

Kim Turner

Accounts payable clerk

Joanne Gautreau

receptionist/billing clerk

VWT Human Resources:

Jeanine Button

interim human resources manager

Justin Shapitka

jr. Human resources officer

VWT Safety:

Elaine Constantin

Safety & Compliance Manager

Jessica Kehoe

Safety & Compliance Coordinator

Adam Marshall


Dion Litwin