Board of Directors

Our leadership team drives Ka·kin forward with creativity, expertise and dedication.

Kyle Shottanana

Chairman and Director

Kyle is currently serving as an elected Council Member of Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi‘it First Nation, and has done so consecutively for several terms. This position allows him to contribute to governance best practices, while ensuring community input and involvement. Most recently he was appointed Chair of the Kakin Board of Directors, in this role he can best advocate for sustainable green solutions, employment and training opportunities, and prosperity empowerment for the nation.

Kyle is committed to all that encompasses the needs of the community, the people, the lands, the water, the air, and the animals. He is a voice for all living things that are unable to speak. As a spiritual mentor to the people, he holds the Ktunaxa language, ceremony and cultural practices in the highest regard. When Kyle has down time, he is a devoted family man, participates in activities on the lands, passes down his teachings, and attends cultural events.

Sae Hoon Stan Chung, PhD


Sae Hoon Stan Chung, PhD is CEO of Stan Chung and Associates, an award-winning strategic facilitation consultancy.

Stan is a faculty associate at Royal Roads University where he works with Indigenous leaders. He is a former Vice President Academic and Associate Professor. He has published books, journalism, and scholarly articles and given talks on decolonization, equity, and reconciliation.

He currently serves as Senior Advisor at Ktunaxa Nation Council and Chair of the BC Arts Council. 

Norman Eady,
B.A., M.B.A.


Norman Eady is a resident of Creston, BC. He has background in finance and economics.

He worked in Yukon territory for Northwestel Inc. for many years. After retiring he became a business consultant and worked with First Nations in Yukon, other governments, small business, and non-profit corporations. He has served on a variety of Boards in the business and in the non-profit sectors.

Norman is on the Board of the Kootenay Columbia Discovery Centre Society and does some consulting for School District #8 and for condominiums. Norman is married and has two grown children.