Matthew Gallina is the National Training Coordinator for the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) program at the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. He works diligently to assist urban off –reserve Indigenous people applying to CAP ASETS with successful skills training interventions and employment supports. Prior to this position, he spent 7 years teaching elementary school in La Loche, SK where the majority of his students were Indigenous. Matthew worked to integrate culture and traditional teachings into his lessons, and supervised students on overnight trapping school and fish camps. Matthew is also working to provide specific supports for ISET clients living with disabilities. He represented CAP at the Canadian Association for Supported Employment conference and at the Disability and Work in Canada conference. He is also representing CAP on the Harnessing Talent: Alliance for Recruiting and Retaining Canadians with Disabilities where he is working with academics and service providers to increase employment opportunities for Indigenous Peoples with disabilities. Recently, Matthew also co-wrote a proposal to ESDC-ODI (Office of Disability Issues) regarding the creation of a specialized report for the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Matthew is committed to helping CAP constituents reach their desired career outcomes.