Executive Director, National Association of Friendship Centres
Peter Dinsdale is an Anishnawbe and member of the Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario . In 1996 he obtained a Bachelor of Arts – Political Science and Native Studies and received a Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Humanities in 1997 from Laurentian University.
Mr. Dinsdale has worked with Aboriginal people and organizations in the urban environment at the local, regional and national level to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people.
He is currently Executive Director of the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC). The NAFC is a network of 117 Aboriginal Friendship Centres and 7 Provincial/Territorial Associations across Canada delivering a variety of cultural and social programs to urban Aboriginal communities.
Peter resides in Ottawa with his wife Tammy and their two sons.