Germaine is Anishinabe from Lac Seul First Nation with ties to Serpent River First Nation. After graduating from the Aboriginal Community and Social Development program at Georgian College, she continued her studies in post-graduate Fundraising and Resource Development.
She is currently working towards obtaining her Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification. Prior to joining Teach for Canada, Germaine worked as a Resource Development Coordinator for an environmental charity. Germaine has dedicated much of her time to volunteering with Indigenous Food Sovereignty initiatives and managing her own small food business.