Amy Lickers has a demonstrated history of working in the Indigenous civic & social organization industry. Amy worked her entire career in Indigenous community development, planning, implementation, policy and governance. She is passionate about pursuing initiatives that support Indigenous self-sufficiency, self-determination and sustainability.
Ms. Lickers graduated from the University of Toronto with a Hons Bachelor of Arts in Architecture Studies. While pursuing her Masters of Environmental Studies, with a concentration in First Nations Planning, from York University, she took on the role as the Six Nations Community Planner.
Amy’s passion for work has provided the opportunity to contribute to the success of many projects including, numerous strategic and community plans, the creation of the Six Nations Development Corporation, an online community engagement portal, numerous successful advocacy campaigns, and the Ontario First Nations Sovereign Wealth Fund. Ms. Lickers is a skilled facilitator and planner, who values working with Indigenous communities to chart a path designed by them.
She has been actively engaged as a board member on several Indigenous organizations such as: Kawennio Gawenni:io Immersion School, Six Nations of the Grand River Economic Development Corporation Advisory and Ojibiikaan Indigenous Cultural Network, which focuses on Indigenous food sovereignty.
Amy lives in her home community of Six Nations with her family. As a mother, Amy is driven by the vision of safe and healthy communities for seven generations. She is passionate about supporting Indigenous communities and organizations in establishing the plans and processes that will lead to healthy and safe communities, rooted in culture, for the wellbeing of their citizens.