Ashley Goodman, MA (she/her)

Community Engagement

North Vancouver, BC

Ashley is a community engagement specialist living and working on the traditional, unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She is a Red River Métis (Cree) woman who specializes in community engagement working with Indigenous Peoples and First Nations communities across British Columbia on projects within the natural resource and public health sectors.

She completed her Masters of Arts in Health Geography and Indigenous Health from the University of Toronto, where her thesis concentrated on the social and health impacts of residential mobility among Indigenous youth in Manitoba using photography and storytelling. She continues to prioritize the participation of youth in her work and is known for exploring community concerns through innovative participatory methods.

Ashley is trained as a health impact assessment practitioner and is an experienced qualitative researcher. She has supported various clients in the development and implementation of First Nations engagement programs. Ashley is passionate about helping clients understand the health impacts and socio-economic effects of proposed policies, programs, and projects by fostering meaningful collaborations with involved communities and stakeholders.

Services offered:

  • Community relations
  • Knowledge translation
  • Academic/report writing
  • Qualitative research design and execution