Naut'sa mawt Event Management Team

Working Together as One

Our experienced project managers, consultants,  event planners, and marketing professionals collaborate to provide the specialized services and comprehensive planning needed to deliver exceptional experiences and facilitate meaningful conversations.

We work with a team of facilitators, subject matter experts, and subcontractors as required to meet your event objectives and seamlessly execute your vision. 

Chief Administrative Officer

Gary Reith

As CAO of Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council and Naut'sa mawt Resources Group, Gary identified the need for an Indigenous-owned events firm committed to supporting Indigenous communities. Over the past 20 years, he has expanded the NmTC portfolio to include a wide range of clients and services. Gary enjoys chili cook-offs, hiking in remote locations, vintage comedy and obscure trivia.

Director of Own-Source Revenues

Manoj Sood 

Manoj oversees the business operations of Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council and Naut'sa mawt Resources Group. He is responsible for ensuring that business activities are aligned with the needs, goals, and values of the organization. He is an avid fly fisherman, an amateur astronomer, and a well-known Canadian actor. 

Director of Events

Vanessa Ong

Vanessa manages all the events at Naut'sa mawt and ensures the team delivers services that consistently meet and exceed expectations.  She enjoys seeing an entire event come together and being part of the whole process. In her spare time, she also enjoys exploring new cultures and checking out different local festivals and events.

Administration Manager

Nicole Pelland

Nicole is responsible for the management of Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council's various projects. Detail-oriented and solutions-focused, she loves the diversity of her job and the opportunity to work on something different every day. She works closely with clients, contractors, suppliers, and team members to ensure that everyone is on the same page.  She loves to travel and has been to over 40 countries.

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Senior Event Coordinator

Samantha D'Odorico

Samantha is responsible for overseeing the planning and logistical requirements for events at Naut’sa mawt Event Management. She enjoys reliably engaging with clients in order to build trust and help bring their event vision into a reality. In her spare time, she enjoys staying active through skiing and hiking, and is a lover of the arts, and can be found at local art exhibitions or film festivals

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Project & Events Coordinator

Ricky Grewal

Ricky assists the projects and events departments in various coordination activities and works behind the scenes to ensure the smooth deliverance of Naut’sa mawt events and services. While keeping an eye on the bigger picture, he handles the details necessary to deliver exceptional services that align with the values and goals of the organization. He enjoys philosophy, adventure, and skydiving.