Karen Restoule
Associate Chair
Ontario Parole Board
Dokis First Nation, Ontario


Karen currently serves as Associate Chair with Tribunals Ontario, responsible for the Ontario Parole Board. Previously, she led the Justice Sector at the Chiefs of Ontario after starting her career in criminal justice and correctional services. Karen is Co-Founder of BOLD Realities, a non-profit that works to advance the industry-Indigenous relationship. In 2018, they partnered with Canadian Roots Exchange and TakingITGlobal to launch www.whose.land, a web-based mobile app designed to equip users with information on Indigenous territories. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and University of Ottawa’s Programme Common Law Français. Outside of professional commitments, Karen can be found floating up the river on a pontoon boat with family and friends at home in Dokis First Nation.