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NAN Staff Directory

 

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OFFICE OF THE GRAND CHIEF

Alvin Fiddler, Grand Chief
For matters requiring the attention of Grand Chief Fiddler please contact Wendy Caruk at nan%23on%23ca|wcaruk 

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

Tobey Meyer, Senior Policy Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4916
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tmeyer

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

Kaitlin Bradley, Legal/Policy Advisor
Telephone: (807) 625-4901
E-mail:  nan%23on%23ca|kbradley 

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

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF

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

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

Karla Kakegamic Execuitve Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4623
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| kkakegamic

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF

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

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

Theresa Lynn Ruth, Executive Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4976
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|truth 

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF

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

Rod Geddes, Executive Assistant 
Telephone: (705) 360-5509 ext 229
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rgeddes  

Gail Dick, Portfolio Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4985
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|gdick

Loretta Sheshequin, Policy and Development Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4913
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lsheshequin 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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

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

INFRASTRUCTURE & HOUSING

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

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

Jamie Saunders, Water Project Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4994
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jsaunders 

Ashley Atatise, Infrastructure and Housing Project Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|aatatise 

ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE

Jocelyn Cheechoo, Director of Environment and Climate Change
Telephone: (807) 625-4935
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jcheechoo 

Lorie Anne Vanbuskirk, Environmental/Climate Change Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4942
E-mail: lvanbuskirk@nan.on.c

COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA, & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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 

Gina Fata, Research and Policy Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4909
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|gfata 

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

FINANCE

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

ADMINISTRATION

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 

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

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

Jaelyn Letourneau, Human Reource Assitant 
Telephone: (807) 625-4977
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jletourneau 

HEALTH TRANSFORMATION

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

Ovide Mercredi, Lead Negotiator 
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|omercredi 

John Cutfeet, Communication/Negotiation Support
Telephone: (807) 625-4930
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|johncutfeet 

Paula Vangel, Health Policy Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4956
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|pvangel 

Wendy McKay, Health Transformation Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4983
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|wmckay 

HEALTH POLICY & PLANNING

James Cutfeet,  Director of Health Policy and Advocacy 
Telephone: (807) 625-4922
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jcutfeet 

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

Fay Pettypiece, Health Administrative Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4934
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|fpettypiece 

Kari Lavoie, Health Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4951
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|klavoie 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

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

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

Tina Vacca, Social Development Training Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4620
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tvacca

Courtney Mamakeesic, Social Development Training Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4921
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|cmamakeesic

Janet Kakekapetum, Social Development Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4932
E-mail: jkakekapetum@nan.on.ca

Tara Lewis, Social Development Project Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4926
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tlewis 

Brandy Dennis, Social Development Project Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4635
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|bdennis 

COMMUNITY WELLNESS

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

Tina Scocchia, Community Wellness Administrative Assistant
Telphone: (807) 625-4623
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|tscocchia 

Tanya Forneri, Community Wellness Project Coordinator
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

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

Ellen Moskotaywenene, Health Support Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4695
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|emoskotaywenene

Rosemary McKay, Choose Life Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4624
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rmckay 

Ginger Beardy, Choose Life Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4626
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|gbeardy 

Debbie Sault, Comunity Crisis Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4698
E-mail: dsault@nan.on.ca 

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

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

Lindsey Poulter, Community Wellness Response Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4699
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|lpoulter 

Stewart Kamenewatamin, Crisis Response Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4622
E-mail: mailto:skamenewatamin@nan.on.ca

Cathy Fobister, Crisis Response Coordinator
Teleohone: (807) 625-4683
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|cfobister 

CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING

Wendy Trylinski, Childhood Development & Planning Manager
Telephone: (807) 625-4931
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|wtrylins

Jeffrey Werner, Health Policy Analyst
Telephone: (807) 625-4989
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|jwerner 

Gloria Hendrick-Laliberte, Early Years Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4940
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|ghendrick-laliberte

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

Chelsea Berringer, Early Years Coordinator
Telephone:(807) 625-4905
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|cberringer

April Sawanas, Jordan's Principle Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4950
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|asawanas 

Michaela Bohunicky, Food System Planner (Intern)
Telephone: (807) 625-4907
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|mbohunicky 

Robert Ostamas, Project Food Developer
Telephone: (807) 
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|rostamas 

SOCIAL SERVICES

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

Violet Chilton, Social Services Program Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4912
E-mail: vchilton@nan.on.ca

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

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

Margaret Wesley, Family Well-Being Project Officer
E-mail:  nan%23on%23ca|mwesley 

Sheila Marcinyshyn, Family Well-Being Project Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4694
E-mail:  nan%23on%23ca|smarcinyshyn 

Vacant, Social Policy Analyst

WOMEN & YOUTH

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

Esther McKay, Project Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4689
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|emckay

Steffanie Petroni, Women and Youth Project Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4696
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|spetroni 

EDUCATION SECRETARIAT 

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

Noreen Frogg, Education Adminsitrative Assistant
Telephone: (807) 625-4627
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|nfrogg  

Caroline Mamakwa, Education Program Support
Telephone: (807) 625-4970
E-mail: cmamakwa@nan.on.ca

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

Angela Benedict, Education Policy Analyst
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, EPP Officer
Telephone: (807) 625-4685
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca| afkakegamic 

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

Anna Marie Kakegamic, Lifelong Learning Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4697
E-mail:nan%23on%23ca|amkakegamic

Katrina Fiddler, Education Clerk
Telephone: (807) 625-
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|kfiddler 

LAND, RIGHTS & TREATY RESEARCH

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

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

GOVERNANCE SECRETARIAT

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

Melinda Sault Coates, Governance Secretariat Senior 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 

Donna Ashamock, Structural Readiness Coordinator
Telephone: (807) 625-4943
E-mail: nan%23on%23ca|dashamock 

SEVEN YOUTH INQUEST

Vacant, Inquest Coordinator