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Jim Devoe


Jim Devoe is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP), a position he has held since 2012. CAP is the National Indigenous Organization that represents and advocates for the rights and interests of off-reserve status and non-status, Southern Inuit and Métis Indigenous Peoples living in urban, rural, remote, and isolated areas throughout Canada.

Jim holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s University, a Bachelor of Social Work from Saint Thomas University, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Francis Xavier University.

In 2003, Jim relocated to Ottawa from Banff Alberta with his family, and in 2004 he began working with Renfrew County Child and Family Services as a Manager of Child Protection. In 2009, Mr. Devoe assumed the position of Executive Director of Caldwell Family Centre. Under his leadership, the Centre enhanced its program and service delivery, improved the physical structure, and expanded business operations, community and government partnerships. Jim has served on various boards, including: The White Ribbon Campaign, Crime Prevention Ottawa (Chairperson) and Mothercraft Ottawa (President).

Jim has been elected to the Board of Governors for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2023 and ending on June 30, 2026.

Committees: TBC