The mission of the CED department is to support band economic development, social enterprise and entrepreneurial programming. The department’s mission supports the mission of DRFN Chief and Council for the community to become economically and financially self-sufficient.

Core Community Services

The core community services provided by the CED department are to:

  • Plan, develop and manage key infrastructure, social and economic development projects that improve the community
  • Seek and provide opportunities for socio-economic and business development for DRFN members
  • Increase the potential and credibility of individuals and businesses within DRFN and advocate partnerships for economic development initiatives
  • Assist community members in responding effectively to business opportunities
  • Facilitate beneficial working relationships with a variety of business partners
  • Act as the communications interface between DRFN’s Lands and Training departments and DRFN’s economic corporation, Uujo Developments


Justin Davis

Community Economic Development Manager

Detailed contact information for our staff and departments can be found on our Contact page.

Frank Busch

Business Advisor

Will Fong

Business Advisor