Ryan Gould is a thirty-seven year old father of six beautiful daughters, Trinity age 19, Serenity 17, Miracle Rain 15, Haven 11, and Jaelyn 5. He is full blooded Mi’kmaq and was born and raised in Membertou, Nova Scotia. He has an amazingly strong woman, Samantha, by his side. His parents are Lee Gould from Membertou and Everett Sanipass from Elsipogtog.
A plumber by trade, he is the proud owner and operator of Rusty Pipes Plumbing & Heating. In 2019, he began his position as the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Coordinator for the Mi’kmaq Economic Benefits Office located in Membertou where he provides mentoring, support, and services to all Aboriginal tradespeople of Unama’ki and guides them along their pathway to certification in skilled trades.
He mentors brothers and sisters struggling with addiction, mental health, or grieving issues as President of the Membertou Men’s Society. He is 4 years clean and sober from cocaine and alcohol. Ryan feels amazing.