Tom Beaulieu, Vice President Indigenous Relations
Mr. Beaulieu brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. Throughout his career, he was recognized for his leadership skills, dedication, and responsible delivery of services.
He started with the NWT Housing Corporation in 1977 and rose through the ranks, first appointed to the position of Manager for District Operations in 1990, then-District Director for the South Slave District in 1994, then as Vice President in 1997, and finally as President of the NWT Housing Corporation in 2000.
In 2004, Mr. Beaulieu was appointed to the position of CEO and President of the NWT Development Corporation and President of the NWT Business Credit Corporation where his main responsibilities consisted of selling some business ventures of the NWTDC and amalgamating the NWTDC and NWTBCC to create the Business Development and Investment Corporation.
In 2005, Mr. Beaulieu was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of the newly formed Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources where he was directly responsible for a staff of over three hundred. He was primed to become Deputy Minister of ENR when he resigned in 2007 to pursue a political career.
In 2007, Mr. Beaulieu was successful in his bid to become the Member of the Legislative Assembly for the riding of Tu Nedhe. In 2011, he was acclaimed as MLA for Tu Nedhe and was elected to the Executive Council where he served as Minister of Health and Social Services, Minister for Seniors, and Minister for Persons with Disabilities. Following a cabinet shuffle in 2013, Mr. Beaulieu served as Minister of Transportation, Minister of Public Works, and Minister of Human Resources where he actively promoted an Affirmative Action Policy.
In 2015, following another successful bid as MLA for TuNedhe-Wiilideh, Mr. Beaulieu was elected Chair of the Priorities and Planning Committee whose main function is the oversight and accountability over the Executive Council.
In 2019, after retiring from politics, Mr. Beaulieu has worked as a consultant with various firms. He has owned and operated Tu Nedhe Consultants Ltd. since April 2020.