APTN Chair / Board of Directors
Julie Grenier is from Kuujjuaq, a small community in Nunavik, Northern Québec, where she resides with her husband and three children. Having an Inuk mother and Francophone father, she was raised with both sets of values from those cultures. After studying sociology at the University of Ottawa, Julie completed her studies at the École Nationale de Police du Québec with a certificate in Indigenous Policing.
She has also served a two-year term as a Board of Director for daycare centres in Kuujjuaq. Julie is currently the Taqramiut Nipingat Incorporated (TNI) representative for Esuma, a regional working group that focuses on school perseverance. She was appointed by the TNI Board of Directors to sit as their representative on APTN’s Board of Directors.
Beyond her contributions to Boards, she has been beading and sewing since the age of eight, and has taught art to community members. Julie has been recognized by the Nunavik Arts Secretariat for her work.