Wesley Bova, P.Eng.

Wesley Bova, P.Eng.

Manager of Technical Services ,
Matawa First Nations Management

Wesley Bova, P.Eng., is a Professional Engineer and Manager of Technical Services at Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) in Thunder Bay, Ontario. MFNM is a Tribal Council consisting of nine member First Nations, five of which are remote access only. MMFNM works to provide technical advisory services related to all aspects of community infrastructure. Some of the notable MFNM communities include Neskantaga First Nation (22 Year BWA), Eabametoong First Nation (15 year BWA), Marten Falls First Nation (11 year BWA) and Nibinamik First Nation (4 year BWA). Wesley is also the President of the Board of Directors of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC). The OFNTSC is the founding organization in Canada whose purpose is to provide technical advisory services to all First Nations in Ontario; and to foster self-reliance for First Nations people. Thus, while OFNTSC continues to respond to First Nation requests, services vary according to individual community needs, levels of individual capacity, technical proficiency, management expertise and availability of funding. Consequently, the corporation provides services in a wide variety of areas:

  • Communications
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Fire Protection
  • Fire and Safety
  • Fuel Systems Management
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Water and Wastewater