Michelle Cuomo

Masters of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP), Specialization in Indigenous Community Planning (ICP)
Junior Researcher
Email: michelle.cuomo@firelight.ca
Phone: (604) 355-1586
Location: Xwmélch’tstn (Squamish Capilano 5 Reserve) Office

Michelle is a Junior Planner with Firelight with two years of planning experience. She has contributed to a range of planning-based initiatives including developing and updating comprehensive community plans, advancing affordable housing projects, and flood mitigation. Michelle has worked in both the public sector at the federal and municipal level in interdisciplinary roles including plan implementation and community consultation.
Michelle holds a degree in Environment and Resource Studies from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Community and Regional Planning, specializing in Indigenous Community Planning from the University of British Columbia. Michelle believes in the importance of creating engagement and implementation processes that allow the knowledge and values of community members to be at the centre of all planning work. 
The Firelight Group

Research, policy, planning, mapping, negotiation, advisory, and capacity building services for Indigenous and local communities.


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