James Brandon (They/Them) is a Non-Binary, Mixed, Urban Anishinaabe working as a Financial Coordinator with CRE. James grew up on the west coast and now lives on traditional Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat territory (Hamilton, Ontario). James most recently worked in Haileybury, in northern Ontario, helping their father fulfil his dream of opening an Indigenous restaurant in his hometown. James holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from McMaster University. They are thrilled to be applying their skills to help with the incredible work being done at CRE.
In their spare time, James can be found planning a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, playing bass guitar, or writing stories and poems.