Originally from the Listuguj First Nation, Michael (Mickey) James Isaac is the eldest of six children and father of five wonderful children — Mikey, Mitchell, Mallory, Vanessah and Sasha. He has lots of lived experiences including fourteen years in law enforcement and a number of years with various federal departments in Ottawa, the last of which was the Canadian Security Intelligent Service (CSIS). Mike obtained an M.Ed. in administration from St. Francis Xavier University and taught for more than six years within the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. After two years as a student service consultant with the Nova Scotia Department of Education he returned to his home community and is now a Student Support Coordinator with the Listuguj Education Directorate.