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Frances Dietrich-O’Connor, M.Sc., RPP, MCIP

Human Environment Consultant

Frances is fascinated by the complexity of natural resource management. She is committed to using her skills and expertise to help resolve conflicts that arise between natural resource developments, communities and the environment. Her work focuses on capacity building, evaluation, land use and occupancy and oral history research and land use planning. She has extensive experience working in rural and remote settings and has worked on projects in the Northwest Territories, Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec, Vietnam, and Ghana.

Frances is a certified EcoCanada Building Environmental Aboriginal Human Resources (BEAHR) trainer and has provided land use planning training to a variety of groups including the Eeyou Marine Region Planning Commission. Frances is a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES). Frances recently presented on the Connections between Indigenous Nation building and Land Use Planning at the Northern Planners Conference in Whitehorse. She holds a M.Sc. in Rural Planning and Development from the University of Guelph with an emphasis on environmental management and program evaluation.


Community Planning & Development

Traditional Knowledge

Additional Superpowers

qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and tools | project management | consideration of Aboriginal traditional knowledge in environmental assessment | program evaluation | facilitation and stakeholder engagement