Chris McKee is a born and raised Saskatchewan boy whose connection with the province's wide open spaces has left him with the belief that any individual or organization can have a wide open future with the right coaching and direction. A firm believer in the uniqueness and intrinsic value of every individual in an organization, Chris can engage any audience with his common sense directness, and passionate honesty. With more than a decade of experience in daily inspiring and leading teams in designing, developing, and deploying organization-wide initiatives, Chris is no stranger to the challenges of change and the ways to harness the power it can provide.
Chris is a highly regarded non-Indigenous man in Indigenous communities. He has had a naming ceremony and his Cree name is ‘Mistapew’; Big Man – Big Voice – Big Heart, which is a sign of trust and relationship and his importance in the journey forward for Indigenous Peoples. His strength, resiliency and passion for reconciliation from a non-Indigenous perspective is palpable. He brings with that a passion for change in this country that captures the interest of audience members of all ages. He is passionate about the message and as a result motivates audiences to action.
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Director Land Management (South)