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Portrait of Denise Mcuaig

Denise McCuiag

Chair
Denise McCuaig is an accomplished Métis woman with an excellent knowledge and background in Aboriginal health and mental health and addictions. Denise has accomplished many things while living with Bi Polar, diagnosed in her early twenties. Denise has been an Indigenous […]
Portrait of Ed Connors

Dr. Ed Connors

Vice Chair
Dr. Connors is a Psychologist registered in the Province of Ontario. He is of Mohawk ancestry from Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. He has worked with First Nations communities across Canada since 1982 in both urban and rural centres. His work over this time has included Clinical Director for an Infant […]
Portrait of Bill Mussell

Dr. William Mussel

Thought Leader
Bill’s introduction to leadership took place in two different worlds:— within his Sto:lo family and community and within the formal education system he came to know as a nine year old, graduating ten years later doing his first year of university studies where he chose to do a bachelor of arts degree, obtained a […]
Portrait of Carol Hopkins

Dr. Carol Hopkins

Board Member
Dr. Carol Hopkins is the Executive Director of the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation (a division of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation) and is of the Lenape Nation at Moraviantown, ON. Carol was appointed as an Officer in the Order of Canada, 2018. In 2019, she was […]
Portrait of Caroline Tait

Dr. Caroline Tait

Board Member
Caroline is a medical anthropologist with particular research interests in Indigenous health and social justice, and the challenges faced by women who are marginalized. Dr. Tait earned her MA at the University of California (Berkeley), and her PhD at McGill University. She has been a Fulbright Scholar and […]
Portrait of Paul Andrews

Paul Andrew

Board Member

Paul Andrew was born in the Mackenzie Mountain. He spent his early years learning Dene traditions. Paul spent seven years at a residential school in the NWT. Paul has served Tulita as their Chief and held variety of positions with the Dene Nation, including Vice President. Paul began with CBC radio in […]

Portrait of Carla Cochrane

Carla Cochrane

Board Member
Carla Cochrane is Ojibway and Cree from Fisher River Cree Nation with roots in Sagkeeng First Nation. She focuses on strengthening and empowering Indigenous communities through Health and Wellness, life promotion and languages. Her current role is the Regional Research Coordinator at the […]
Portrait of Rosanne Stark

Rosanne Sark

Secretary/Treasurer
Roseanne Sark is a member of the Lennox Island First Nation and has been employed with Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI since October 2004; positioned as the Director of Health. Roseanne has a degree in Sociology/Anthropology with a minor in History from Carleton University. She is Certified in Reality […]
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Carol McCorristor

Board Member

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Brent Bisaillon

Ogimaa/Board Member

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