Consultant, Diversity Management and Community Engagement, City of Toronto
Mae Maracle is a member of the Six Nations of the Grand River.
She grew up in the small town of Waterford and went to McMaster University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and her Bachelor of Education.
She lives in Toronto and is an employee of the City of Toronto. She is employed in the City Manager’s Office in the Strategic and Corporate Policy Division. Mae has been employed at the City of Toronto for 19 years. During that time she worked as a human rights/employment equity consultant. Her role was to investigate complaints of workplace harassment, provide training on human rights and workplace harassment and develop policy on human rights and employment equity.
Mae currently works in the area of Diversity Management and Community Engagement. As a Consultant in this area she works on Aboriginal issues for the City of Toronto. These issues are varied and may include cultural issues, political, social issues and health care. She is currently the staff person to an advisory committee of city council known as the Community Advisory Committee on Aboriginal Affairs.
Mae is involved with a few Toronto Aboriginal agencies as a board member. She currently sits on the boards of the Centre for Indigenous Theatre and Native Child and Family Services of Toronto and the Native Canadian Cenrtre of Toronto.