Ryan Tabobondung is the Director of Public Works for Wasauksing First Nation. He has been employed with Wasauksing First Nation since 2001. He started working at the Wasauksing Swing Bridge at the age of 19 and worked his way up to his present position over the years. As the Director of Public Works, he currently oversees the following for Wasauksing: Housing, Water, Wastewater, Transfer Station, Community Buildings, Capital Projects, Swing Bridge, Roads, Lands and Natural Resources, Membership, Infrastructure, Fire Protection, and 28 staff overall. He attended elementary school on Wasauksing First Nation and graduated high school in Parry Sound. Ryan received a diploma for Economic Development Officer in 2009 from the University of Western and INAC; and he currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations.