Jordan Hatton is the Director of Economic Development for Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sand Point First Nation), a formerly displaced First Nation that is developing its reserve lands on the south-east shores of Lake Nipigon. In his work with BNA, Jordan is responsible for all on-reserve infrastructure and housing developments, on-reserve businesses including the Sawmill operation, off-reserve forestry and mining agreements and initiatives, all off-reserve consultation matters, multi-First Nation Projects and initiatives, and sits on multiple Boards for the community. As Director, Jordan is responsible for the staff in his department, budgeting for nearly 40 projects and initiatives, and all funding applications and reports associated with these Projects. Jordan has been working with First Nations for the last 13 years in various resource development, lands and economic development-related positions. He received his master’s degree in political science from the University of Guelph in 2008, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling the world, fishing, golfing, and heavy metal festivals.