Keith Martin was born in Ontario and happily makes his home with his partner Teri on the traditional territory of Nipissing First Nation. He is dedicated to advancing equity and supporting the journey of mino-bimaadiziwin for individuals, learners, families, and communities.
Keith has experience in community partner engagement, program development and implementation, and the facilitation of youth and community programming. Most recently, Keith contributed to the advancement of Indigenous post-secondary education by supporting Indigenous Institutes in Ontario at the Indigenous Advanced Education and Skills Council. Keith also had the privilege of living in Attawapiskat First Nation, Teri’s home community, where he was the lead at the Attawapiskat First Nation Youth Centre. Keith has a passion for community involvement, which is demonstrated through his volunteer work with Best Buddies Canada, Special Olympics Ontario, and the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Nipissing University. In 2017, Keith had the fortune to live for one year in Gwangju, Korea, where he was an English teacher at an immersion kindergarten school.
An avid do-it-yourselfer, Keith enjoys building, being out in the bush, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. Keith holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Criminal Justice from Nipissing University.