Leonard Kenny


Leonard Kenny is the current Community Economic Development Officer for the Deline Got’ine Government in conjunction with the GNWT Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. His educational background includes post-secondary Management and Community Administration studies. Leonard’s professional career spans several decades and in addition to serving his Community as Chief, he has sat on numerous boards; the Deline Land Corporation, the Deline Financial Corporation, the Sahtu Renewable Resource Board and Sahtu Oil to name a few. Highlights of his professional career include being the political force behind the Deline Got’ine Government’s Self-Governing Agreement, spearheading the Deline Caribou Conservation Plan, and being instrumental in the establishment of the Tsa Tue Biosphere a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first Indigenous managed biosphere in the world.  Mr. Kenny lives in Deline and is married with four children.