Director, Community & Tribal Relations, Avantus; Director, Apollo Silver Corp.
With more than twenty years of experience as a project management and program development leader focused on natural resource development and tribal affairs, Collette Brown-Rodriguez has been integral to executing complex problem-solving, resource management, and establishing organizational cohesion to engage tribes across North America. She has experience in uranium mine reclamation, coal, oil & gas, and base metals mining operations and project development.
Ms. Brown-Rodriguez is a member of the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribe and descendant of the Navajo Nation. She is passionate about utilizing her multidisciplinary expertise and public speaking background to influence tribal affairs while delivering optimal business results. She holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science and an MBA from the University of Arizona.
Currently, she is the Director of Community and Tribal Relations for Avantus, a renewable energy company. She also serves as one of the Independent Directors of Apollo Silver, a silver exploration and resource development company based in Vancouver.