Nominated by: George Robinson, Melissa Robinson
Robyn Johnston (she/her/elle) is a Red River Métis woman living in Treaty 1 territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. She is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources with over 15 years of experience working within all areas of Human Resources, specializing in Employee and Labour Relations. Developing strong relationships and working cohesively is important in both her personal and professional life. As Director of Human Resources with a National 2SLGBTQI Human Rights organization, she is very familiar with human rights legislation and 2SLGBTQI-specific issues. Robyn is also a passionate advocate for MMIWG2S+ and has been advocating for the Search of the Landfills and for safe ground transportation for Indigenous women, girls, 2-spirited and gender diverse people. Outside of work, Robyn enjoys spending time with her children and pets. She is also an artist and creates paintings and takes photographs of MMIWG2S matters in order to raise awareness and educate others.