Our People

Pamela Vernaus

Communications Manager

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Pamela Vernaus Communications Manager © Nature United

Areas of Focus

Leading communications around working with Indigenous Peoples in respectful partnerships.


I love that this position gives me the chance to collaborate with people from all over the world in the shared reverence for Mother Earth.


Pamela is French, Red River Métis and Dutch. She started at Nature United in 2019. She works on communications across the organization, both nationally and globally, supporting and collaborating with Indigenous partners to achieve their objectives across priority geographies. Pamela also sits on the TNC’s North American Marketing Cabinet and co-chair’s Conservation Through Reconciliations’ communications working group, helping to support standardized communications guidelines  and practices with Indigenous Peoples across Canada and globally with TNC

After graduating from Red River College in 2012, she worked throughout the country in a wide variety of communication and engagement capacities, including the Royal Alberta Museum, and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, assisting in engagement and consultation with First Nations across Turtle Island. She travelled nationwide with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, gathering testimony from survivors and families. She was also a communications coordinator at the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

Pamela spends most of her time on the land—swimming, hiking, camping, cooking and snowshoeing.

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