Meet Reg!

Reg Potts

Director of Partnerships and Indigenous Development

Backwoods Energy Services


Reg brings over 20 years of business development experience in working with Indigenous communities and organizations. A graduate of the University of Alberta with a BA in Native Studies, Reg is also a proud member of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation.  Before joining with Backwoods, Reg worked for his Nation as the Economic Development Officer (EDO) for over 4 years, bringing his professional experience and knowledge to benefit his community.  In his time as the EDO, he brought to fruition a 30-year vision for his Nation by spearheading the development of the Nakota Crossing Petro Canada which is 100% owned by the community.  Reg’s experience includes Community Capacity Development; Public Relations, Building Strategic Partnerships, Operations Management and Organizational Development and Restructuring. 

Reg operates with the motto “Honesty, Integrity, Balance” in all he does. 

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