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Ron Crowe BA Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Executive-in-residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Areas of Interest

  • Public administration
  • Social policy
  • Board governance
  • First Nations issues and governance
  • Capacity-building in First Nations communities


Ron Crowe has recently returned as an Executive-in-Residence at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy to work primarily on Indigenous Governance and Leadership Training. In addition, he is completing his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with the 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Host Society. Mr. Crowe has previously enjoyed roles such as an Advisor at the First Nations University of Canada on Indigenous Governance, Deputy Minister of the former Saskatchewan Ministry of First Nations and Métis Relations and Chief of Staff for the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.

Mr. Crowe is a proud member of the Piapot Cree Nation and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the former Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (now First Nations University of Canada) University of Regina.

Accomplishments and Contributions

  • Successful hosting of the 1998 Saskatchewan Indian Winter Games in Regina
  • Opening of the Treaty 4 Governance Centre in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan
  • The establishment of the All Nations Healing Hospital, situated on First Nations land in Fort Qu'Appelle
  • The successful conculsion of the Gaming Framework Agreement Review between the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and the Province of Saskatchewan in 2007.