Melody Morrison has worked with First Nations and Aboriginal organizations across the country for several decades, including on constitutional, land claims and self-government negotiations, education matters and resource development issues. She offers strategic, government relations and communications advice, does speech writing and provides mentoring. She has also worked with conservation groups to advance the Boreal Forest Conservation Framework. She is now the director of Canadians for a New Partnership.

Morrison is an experienced political strategist, policy advisor and facilitator who has served as Chief of Staff to two Premiers in Ontario and the Northwest Territories. She has a law degree, international NGO and United Nations experience and has lived and worked in the United States and Africa.