Erinn Drage

Producer & Logistics
Erinn has a diverse background working in northern policy, parks and protected areas, and Indigenous/non-Indigenous relations throughout Canada. She is an experienced backpacker and mountaineer at heart with a love for true wilderness. Erinn is a skilled project kickstarter who can connect the dots between partners and community members in innovative ways. Always encouraging people to get outside, Erinn works to gather the resources necessary to connect youth with the natural world and with each other alike. Erinn currently works with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) in Ottawa.

Nick Castel Trails In Tandem Creative Director Photographer Co-Lead

Nicholas Castel

Creative Director & Cinematographer

A passionate communicator and multimedia creator with a background in youth engagement and polar education, Nick craves any good excuse to get outside with a camera in hand. As Creative Director, Nick has been working to bring the creative vision of Trails in Tandem to life in new ways through multimedia and outreach. His portrait was taken on the bear river during the Sahtú Dene Ts'ıl̨ ı on-the-land bush school which he attended in February 2017. Nick's work strives to bring stories to life in honest, thoughtful and cinematic ways. He currently works for the Students on Ice Foundation in Ottawa.

Jordan Lennie Trails in Tandem Community Liason

Jordan Lennie

Community Coordinator & Production Assistant

Jordan Lennie is a Sahtu Beneficiary from Tulita, NT and graduated high school in June, 2016 from Mackenzie Mountain School in Norman Wells, NT. His primary interest is in communications. Secondary interests include anthropology, creative writing, geology, biology, and psychology. Jordan has a diverse background in terms of work experience. He is excited to work with Trails In Tandem because of his interest in youth leadership having an impact in regional work, learning more about wildlife management, becoming more involved in indigenous issues, and hopefully finding a career he can aspire toward. Jordan's work focuses on Sahtu Renewable Resources Board (SRRB) projects relating to youth leadership/education and youth participation in wildlife research and monitoring.