Board of Directors

The Corporation is governed by a Board composed of 12 elected Directors and four ex officio Directors, including:

  • two individuals nominated by the Attawapiskat First Nation Chief and Council;
  • two individuals nominated by the Fort Albany First Nation Chief and Council;
  • two individuals nominated by the Kashechewan First Nation Chief and Council (vacant);
  • two individuals nominated by the Mocreebec Non-Profit Development Corporation;
  • two individuals nominated by the Weenusk First Nation Chief and Council;
  • two individuals nominated by the Corporation of the Town of Moosonee;
  • the Chief Executive Officer, ex officio (non-voting);
  • the Chief of Staff, ex officio (non-voting); 
  • the VP Patient Care/Chief Nursing Executive, ex officio (non-voting) and
  • the President of the Medical Staff, ex officio (non-voting)

2018-2019 Board Membership

Appointed Members
1) Edmond Sackanay – Fort Albany First Nation
2) Celine Sutherland – Fort Albany First Nation
3) Mike Wabano – Peawanuck – Weenusk First Nation
4) Luke Gull – Peawanuck – Weenusk First Nation
5) George Small Jr. – MoCreebec Council of the Cree Nation
6) Dorothy Wynne – MoCreebec Council of the Cree Nation
7) Shirley Gagnon – Attawapiskat First Nation; Vice Chair
8) Rollande Hookimaw – Attawapiskat First Nation
9) Josephine Williams – Kashechewan First Nation; Board Chair
10) David J. B. Wesley – Kashechewan First Nation; Treasurer
11) Mary Chakasim – Town of Moosonee; Secretary
12) Rick Wabano – Town of Moosonee

Ex-Officio (non-voting)
1) John McIntosh – Interim President and CEO
2) Lynne Innes – Interim VP Clinical Services and CNE
3) Dr. Elaine Innes – Interim Chief of Staff
4) Dr. Zahra Jaffer – President of the Medical Staff

* Plus Two (2) Observers from Moose Cree First Nation

Updated: November 8, 2018