Leonard Kenny is the current Community Economic Development Officer for the Deline Got’ine Government in conjunction with the GNWT Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. His educational background includes post-secondary Management and Community Administration studies. Leonard’s professional career spans several decades and in addition to serving his Community as Chief, he has sat on numerous boards; the Deline Land Corporation, the Deline Financial Corporation, the Sahtu Renewable Resource Board and Sahtu Oil to name a few. Highlights of his professional career include being the political force behind the Deline Got’ine Government’s Self-Governing Agreement, spearheading the Deline Caribou Conservation Plan, and being instrumental in the establishment of the Tsa Tue Biosphere a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first Indigenous managed biosphere in the world. Mr. Kenny lives in Deline and is married with four children.