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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Brent Bisaillon

Ogimaa/Board Member

Coming soon!

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 […]

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 […]

Carol McCorrister

Board Member

Na dishini kaaz Yellow Eagle Women, Carol McCorrister who is the new SCO MCRT Coordinator since December 6th. I am a member of the Peguis First Nation that’s worked in both social and health services sectors since 1987. I hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the U of Mb and bring to SCO over 30 years’ experience ranging from […]