Full Name
Jo-Anne Tabobandung
Job Title
Dean of Aviation
First Nations Technical Institute
Speaker Bio
Jo-Anne Tabobandung is the Dean of Aviation at the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. FNTI delivers the only Indigenous post-secondary Aviation program of its kind in Canada, serving First Nations, Metis and Inuit people from coast-coast-coast. As an alumna of the FNTI flight program, Jo-Anne has worked at FNTI since graduating from the program in 1992, in all aspects of the Aviation program. She has flown for the company Charter service, Flight Instructor, and held the position of Chief Flight Instructor for 14 years. Jo-Anne holds accreditations of Class 1 Flight Instructor, and Transport Canada
Pilot Examiner.

As Dean of Aviation she oversees the Flight Training Unit, Academic department and the Approved Maintenance Organization.
A champion of students, Jo-Anne ensures a cooperative, inclusive, and culturally relevant class environment and creates learning and employment opportunities by building strong partnerships throughout the aviation and aerospace industry. Jo-Anne is a dedicated volunteer, serving on various First Nations Boards such as Tsi Tyonnheht Onkwawenna, a Language and Culture Centre, dedicated to revitalization of the Mohawk Language. Jo-Anne is Bear Clan, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
Jo-Anne Tabobandung