Norm is a member of the Kitigan Zibi First Nation. Norm holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from the University of Ottawa, and a Master’s level certificate in Public Administration from l’École nationale d’administration publique. He was hired in February 2004 as the Director General of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council. Prior to accepting this position he served three years as the Assistant Community Services Director for Kitigan Zibi. He is currently the President of the Native Benefits plan and a member of the Executive Committee of the Quebec Directors. As the Director General he is responsible for the management of all operations within the organization.