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NAN Staff Directory


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Alvin Fiddler, Grand Chief
For matters requiring the attention of Grand Chief Fiddler please contact Jackie Shewaybick at (807) 625-4951 or nan%23on%23ca|jshewaybick

Anna Betty Achneepineskum, Deputy Grand Chief
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dgcachneepineskum

Derek Fox, Deputy Grand Chief
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dgcfox

Jason Smallboy, Deputy Grand Chief
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dgcsmallboy


Travis Boissoneau, Chief Administrative Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4920
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tboissoneau

Wendy Caruk, Senior Administrative Coordinator to the Grand Chief
Telephone: (807) 625-4933
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|wcaruk

Narene Barkman, Executive Assistant 
Telephone: (807) 625-4945
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|nbarkman 

Jackie Shewaybick, Executive Assistant to the Grand Chief
Telephone: (807) 625-4951
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jshewaybick

Stephanie Feletto, Senior Policy Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4934
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| sfeletto

Melinda Meekis, Senior Policy Analyst 
Telephone: (807) 625-4938
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mmeekis

Rod Geddes, Executive Assistant 
Telephone: (807) 625-4942
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rgeddes  

Charlene Yerxa, Executive Assistant to CAO
Telephone: (807) 625-4914
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|cyerxa

Lydia BigGeorge, Environment Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4922
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lbiggeorge

Michael McKay, Housing and Infrastructure Director
Telephone: (807) 625-4947
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mmckay 

Jennifer Guerrieri, Transportation Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4925
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| jguerrieri 

Kendra Harris, GIS Intern
Telephone: (807) 625-4986
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| khariss 

Lorie Anne Vanbuskirk, Technical Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4942

Martha Loon, Inquest Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4975
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mloon 


Michael Heintzman, Director of Communications
Telephone: (807) 625-4965
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mheintzman

Tamara Piche, Communications Officer
Telephone (807) 625-4906
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tpiche 

Wayland Moonias, Communications Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4952
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|wmoonias 

Angela Crozier, IT Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4954
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|acrozier

Stirling McIntosh, Network Administrator
Telephone: (807) 625-4962
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|smcintosh


Jeff Nelson, Finance Director
Telephone: (807) 623-5136 ext. #4
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jnelson

Paulette Desmoulin, Senior Finance Officer
Telephone: (807) 623-5136 ext. #1
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|pdesmoul

Jeff Forneri, Senior Finance Officer
Telephone: (807) 623-5136 ext.#3
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jforneri

Rachel Mamakwa, Finance Officer
Telephone: (807) 623-5136 ext. #2
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rmamakwa

Pam Fayrick, Payroll Officer
Telephone: (807) 623-5136 ext. #0
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|pfayrick


Sabrina Marion, Human Resource Director
Telephone: (807) 625-4948
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|smarion

Ian Beardy, Human Resource Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4941
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|ibeardy

Jennifer Thompson, Travel Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4915
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jthompson

Elizabeth Achneepineskum, Administrative Assistant (Reception)
Telephone: (807) 625-4923
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|eachneep

Nancy Neves, Receptionist
Telephone: (807) 625-4900
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|receptionist 

Telephone: (807) 625-4900
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|nan

Kevin McKay, Office Custodian
Telephone: (807) 625-4966 
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|kmckay 


Sol Mamakwa, Health Advisor
Telephone: (807) 625-4961
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|smamakwa 

Loretta Sheshequin, Health Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4913
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lsheshequin 

Natalie Binguis, Health Policy Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4955
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|nbinguis 

Gina Fata, Health Administrative Assistant 
Telephone: (807) 625-4935
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| gfata


Angela Carter, Director of Community Wellness
Telephone: (807) 625-4918
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|acarter

Alarice Petawanikweb, Community Wellness Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4927
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|apetawanikweb

Tanya Forneri, Community Wellness Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4908
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tforneri 

Sarah Jane Cromarty, Family Support Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4971
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|scromarty

Susan Beardy, Health Support Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4987
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|sbeardy 

Touchan Fiddler, Health Support Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4974
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tfiddler

Janet Kakekapetum, Mental Health Crisis Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4932

Delores Walker, Mental Health Community Support Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4683
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dwalker

Courtney Mamakeesic, Mental Health Training Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4921
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|cmamakeesic

Polly-Anna McNally, Community Wellness Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4972
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|pmcnally

Debbie Sault, Crisis Response Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4982
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dsault 

Felicia Sagutch, Health Support Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4980
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|fsagutch 

Lillian Suganaqueb, Crisis Response Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4981
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lsuganaqueb

Jessica Gacsi, Administrative Assitant
Telephone: (807) 625-4686
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| jgacsi

Vicky Woodbeck, Crisis Response Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4926
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|vwoodbeck


Wendy Trylinski, Director of Public Health Education
Telephone: (807) 625-4931
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|wtrylins

Gloria Hendrick-Laliberte, HIV / AIDS Program Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4940
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|ghendrick-laliberte

Sheila Wahsquonaikezhik, Gambling Awareness Program Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4930
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|swahs

Jennifer Wrigley, Administrative Assistant (Public Health Education)
Telephone: (807) 625-4911
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jwrigley

Fabienne Spiess, Early Years Development Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4989
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| fspiess 


Bobby Narcisse, Director of Social Services
Telephone: (807) 625-4963
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|bnarcisse  

Violet Chilton, Social Services Project Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4912

Roderick Fiddler, Family Well-Being Project Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4684
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rfiddler

Judy Kay, Children's Special Services Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4939
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jkay

Grace Winter, Family Well-Being Data Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4688
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|gwinter

Margaret Wesley, Family Well-Being Project Officer


Catherine Cheechoo, Director of Women and Youth Advocacy
Telephone: (807) 625-4953
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|ccheechoo 

Miranda Echum, Community Health Project Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4978
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mechum 

Donna Simon, Youth Initiatives Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4984
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dsimon

Sabrina MacLaurin, Project Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4984


Dobi-Dawn Frenette, Director of Education Secretariat
Telephone: (807) 625-4969
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dfrenett

Kathy Beardy, Manager (Education Initiatives)
Telephone: (807) 625-4902
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|kabeardy

Valerie Nabigon, Executive Assistant-Education
Telephone: (807) 625-4967
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|vnabigon

Jim Hollander, Education Partnership Program Lead - Timmins
Telephone: (705) 360-5502
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| jhollander

Angela Benedict, EPP Officer
Telephone:  (807) 625-4917
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|abenedict

Cherity Calder, Education Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4919
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|ccalder 

Phalen Iserhoff, Education Initiatives Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4959
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|piserhoff 

Anna Fern Kakegamic
Telephone: (807) 625-4685
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| afkakegamic 

Amelia Fox, Program Support
Telephone: (807) 625-4968
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|afox


Luke Hunter, Research Director
Telephone: (705) 360-5502 ext. 4
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lhunter

Joe Wheesk, Research Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4946
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jwheesk


Bentley Cheechoo, Governance Secretariat Director
Telephone: (807) 625-4936
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| bcheechoo 

Melinda Sault Coates, Governance Secretariat Administrative Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4929
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|msaultcoates

Natalie Salt, Program Support
Telephone: (807) 625-4910
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|nsalt 

Julaine Trudeau, Structural Readiness Program Support
Telephone: (807) 625-4691