Manager of Communications and Outreach, Atlantic First Nations Water Authority Inc.
Adam Gould joined Atlantic First Nations Water Authority in December 2020 as Manager of Communications and Outreach. He is a Mi’kmaq from Membertou in the district of Unama’ki, and now resides in Truro, NS, with his fur–child Cleo.
His experience allowed him to build a great rapport with Mi’kmaq / First Nations / Indigenous communities and leaderships. A unique skillset including media relations, strategic analysis, and creativity paired with a background in academia and business-like methods has shaped Adam’s pragmatic approach to projects.
In 2003, Adam graduated from UCCB (now CBU) with a BA in anthropology–sociology, then followed up his education with a Bachelor of Public Relations (co–op option) from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2008. Adam enrolled forgraduate studies at Royal Roads University, and graduated in 2011 with a Master’s of Arts in Intercultural and International Communications – the first Mi’kmaq to ever graduate from the program.
With over two decades of combined education and professional experience, Adam will be integral to the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority’s senior management team, its mandate, and successes.