Our Team

The Atikameksheng Anishnawbek administrative body is dedicated to improving the lives of all its members. In total, we have 60 + full-time and part-time staff that are responsible for providing services in their respective programs to Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. Each staff member’s primary goal is to effectively carry out their programs while honouring the Vision and Value Statement of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. Our services are categorized into five departments.

The departments and programs can be viewed in our Organizational Chart.

Please feel free to contact us at any time to forward any comments, questions, or suggestions that you may have regarding our programs and services. 


Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Administration

Chief Executive Officer
Brendan Huston
Communications Coordinator
Brigid Prouse
xecutive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
Emalie Watt
HR Manager

Finance and Administration

Acting Chief Financial Officer
Cheryl Conway
Finance Manager
Teresa Migwans
Accounting Clerk
Aaron Nootchtai
Jr. Accounts Receivable Clerk
Myra Wabegijig
Information/Membership Clerk
Melanie Miller
Accounting Clerk
Tiffaney Audette
Darlene Paquin

Education and Social Services

Tammy Naponse
Director of Education and Social Services
Darlene Shawbonquit
Education & Social Services Administrative Assistant
Brandy Wabegijig
Education Coordinator
Kimberly Nootchtai
Band Representative
John Miller
Child & Family Services Manager
Janice Petahtegoose
Jordan's Principle Case Manager
Rose Messina
Family Support Worker
Case Manager/Systems Navigator Jordan's Principle
Perry Ashawasegai
Acting Child and Youth Program Center Manager
Teresa McGregor
Family Support Worker
Michelle Beaudry
Family Support Worker
Rilie Phillips
Education Support Worker
Tim Saikkonen
Education Support Worker
Jessie Gorman
Acting Child and Youth Program Centre Manager
Rhonda Stoneypoint
Oshkaabewis (Helper)
Brandon Petahtegoose
Child and Youth Worker
Kimberly Russell
Language Strategy Developer
Julia Pegahmagabow
Mary Fraser
Elder in Residence
Joan Elliott

Health and Community Wellness

Director of Health and Community Wellness
Carmen Wabegijig-Nootchtai
Health Administration Assistant
Cheryl Thurston
Community Health Nurse
Marina McComber
Health Services Clerk
Darlene Geauvreau
Patient Transportation Driver
Don Paishegwon
Wellness Coordinator – Mental Health
Tina Nootchtai
Wellness Coordinator - Addictions
Jennifer Brideau
Health Promotions Manager
Amanda Wabegijig-Jourdain
Child and Youth Worker
Allyssa Soucy-Leroux
Restorative Justice Coordinator
John Vallely
Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Beverly Belanger
Home Care Manager
Lisa Groulx
Diner's Club Cook
Debbie Soucy-Patterson
Health Programs Manager
Rachel Pattison
Child and Youth Worker
Jamie McDonald
Adult Day Programmer
Lindsay Fraser

Planning and Infrastructure

Director of Planning and Infrastructure
Arvind Sharma, P. Eng.
Planning and Infrastructure Administrative Assistant
Tiana Wabegijig-Jourdain
Environmental Coordinator
Grace Runciman
Public Works Manager
Darin Migwans
Water Distribution Operator
Shawn Petahtegoose
Asset Maintenance Worker - Infrastructure
Mike Duhamel
Landfill Attendant
Matthew Solomon
Acting Business Development Manager
William Ransom
Community Development Manager
Orsolya Csaszar
Community Centre Coordinator
Samantha Nootchtai
Economic Development Officer
Fitzgerald Reid
Acting: Skills & Partnership Program Coordinator
Joanne Bendick
Skills & Partnership Program Support Liaison
Amelia McComber
Skills & Partnership Program Assistant
Darla Anderson
Housing Manager
Vivian Naponse
Housing Assistant
Michelle Elliott
Housing Asset Maintenance Worker
Daniel Quenville
Business Development Manager
Community Consultation Lead
Ashley Taylor
Lands Manager
Lori Richer
Lands Registry Clerk
Courtney Corbiere-Wabegijig
Natural Resources Coordinator
Thomas Assinewe
Lands Management Technician
Shannon Gonawabi

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