Staff Directory


ADMINISTRATION
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Chief Executive Officer Brendan Huston 705-753-2050 ext. 1222
Director of Administration Freda Martel 705-753-2050 ext. 1223
Communications Officer
(On Leave)
Hillary Shabogesic-Martel705-753-2050 ext. 1270
Communications CoordinatorRebecca Foisy705-753-2050 ext. 1258
Communications AssistantGabrielle King705-753-2050 ext. 1271
Emergency Services Manager/Fire Chief Melvin McLeod 705-753-2050
Senior Executive AssistantTonya Armstrong705-753-2050 ext. 1229
Executive Assistant Trista Hester705-753-2050 ext.1282
Human Resources Manager Kim Salvaneschi705-753-2050 ext. 1289
Human Resources GeneralistAlicia Ouellette705-753-2050 ext. 1348
I.T. Manager
I.T. Technicians

Eric Schnell
Charles Goulais
Tyson Dunlop
Ryan Lown
705-753-2050 ext. 1221
705-753-2050 ext. 5208
705-753-2050 ext. 1242
705-753-2050 ext. 5204
ReceptionistGail McLeod705-753-2050
Strategic AdvisorDwayne Nashkawa705-472-9649

FINANCE
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Chief Financial Officer Tammy Saulis705-753-2050 ext. 1281
Senior Finance Advisor Renée Commanda705-753-2050 ext. 1280
Junior Finance Advisor Chelsea Birmingham705-753-2050 ext. 1255
Accounts Payable CoordinatorAndrew Birmingham705-753-2050 ext. 1227
Accounts Receivable CoordinatorKerri Lariviere 705-753-2050 ext. 1228
Finance SupportVacant705-753-2050 ext. 1254

CULTURE & HERITAGE
24 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Culture & Heritage Manager Mindy Lariviere705-753-2050 ext. 1260
Kendaaswin/Library CoordinatorRandy Penasse705-753-2050 ext. 1231
Culture & Language Coordinator Brady Penasse705-753-2050 ext. 1232
Culture & Language CoordinatorKatelynn Goulais705-753-2050 ext. 1274
Culture & Heritage Program AssistantRodney Commanda705-753-2050 ext. 1284
Nishnaabemwin E-KinoomaagedBlair Beaucage705-753-2050 ext. 1273

BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Business Operations ManagerGeneviève Couchie705-753-2050 ext. 1243
Economic Development OfficerZack Lafleur705-753-2050 ext. 1264
Mnogin Greenhouse ManagerMakenzie Jones 705-303-7117

EDUCATION
70 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of EducationDaniel Stevens705-753-6995 ext. 3013
Employment & Training ManagerThomas Lambert705-753-2050 ext. 6985
Office Administrator Geraldeana Goulais705-753-6995 ext. 1321
Nbisiing Bus Lines Bussing Supervisor Jeff Hanzlik705-753-6995
Nbisiing Secondary School PrincipalLacy Stevens-Farrell705-497-9938
Program CoordinatorCaroline Labrecque705-753-6995 ext. 3014

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE & PLANNING
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of Community Infrastructure & PlanningSteve Doucette705-753-2050 ext. 1220
Administrative AssistantCharlene Lalonde705-753-2050 ext. 1285
Landfill OperatorSteve Doucette705-753-2050 ext. 1220
Public Works ManagerSteve Doucette (Interim)
After Hours Emergencies
705-753-2050 ext. 1262
705-840-3626
Public Works Coordinator Sarah Lafantaisie 705-753-4167
Special Projects Manager Bruce McLeod705-753-2050 ext. 1326

GIYAK MOSENG (The Right Path) COUNSELLING & PREVENTION SERVICES
316 Ted Commanda Drive, Garden Village ON P2B 3K2

Manager, The Right PathKenneth Hazell705-753-1375
Office Administrator Lisa Vega705-753-1375
Outreach CoordinatorAmanda Dokis705-753-1375
Addictions CounsellorLisa Lurz705-753-1375
Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions CounsellorJulie Coote705-753-1375
Family Well-Being CoordinatorKaren Auger705-753-1375
Mental Health TherapistCheryl Shawana705-753-1375
Mental Health TherapistSherri Pinder705-753-1375
PsychologistDr. Brenda Restoule705-753-1375
Withdrawal Management Cultural CoordinatorTyler Dokis705-753-1375
Program Coordinator, Clinical WMPShari Bentley705-753-1375
Withdrawal Management Land Based Facilitator 705-753-1375
Withdrawal Management RN  Donna Tuulos705-753-1375
Indigenous Child & Youth Mental
Health & Addictions Councillor with Mentorship
Presley Young705-753-1375

HEALTH SERVICES
58 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of Health Services Kimberly Lalonde
Christine Lalonde
705-753-3312 ext. 2223
705-753-3312 ext. 3001
Office AdministratorKayla Lariviere705-753-3312 ext. 2260
Children’s Services Manager Vacant 705-753-3312 ext. 3001
– Couchie Memorial Daycare Supervisor Muriel Metatawabin 705-474-9860
– Nipissing Ojibway Daycare Supervisor Kelsey McNeill 705-753-4052
Manager Home & Community Care/Nursing Lead/Community Health NurseCarole Lafantaisie 705-753-3312 ext. 2226
Community Wellness WorkerStella Solomon705-753-3312 ext. 2229
Community Wellness WorkerLori-Anne McLeod705-753-3312 ext. 2266
HCC Program AssistantVacant 705-753-5063 ext. 2238
HCC Nurse (RN)Teena Wesley705-753-5063 ext. 2244
Maternal Child Health Nurse Misty Arbour 705-753-3312 ext. 2227
Program Coordinator Vacant 705-753-3312 ext. 2233
Community Nutritionist Erika Weidl 705-753-3312 ext. 2225
Program Assistant, Record ManagementEleanor McLeod705-753-3312
Community Wellness WorkerJon Watson705-753-6971
ReceptionistMargaret McLeod705-753-3312
Program Assistant, Client DataLisa Beaucage 705-753-3312 ext. 2259
Jordan’s Principle Service CoordinatorTanya Restoule705-753-3312 ext. 2240

HOUSING, MAINTENANCE & FACILITIES
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of Facilities, Housing & MaintenanceChris Bellissimo705-753-2050 ext. 1246
Facilities & Maintenance ManagerBrian Stevens 705-753-2050 ext. 1252
Maintenance Supervisor (West End)Stacey Fisher705-499-4976
Maintenance Supervisor (East End)Tanya Stevens-Langlois705-498-2188
Office Administrator, Maintenance & HousingAngela McLeod705-753-2050 ext. 1259
Housing Administrative SupportNoxy Commanda705-753-2050 ext. 1265
Apartment CoordinatorEllie Penasse-Lafleur 705-753-6973 ext. 1272
Apartment MaintenanceAfter Hours Emergencies – NFN Units Only705-495-9013

LAND MANAGEMENT & MEMBERSHIP SERVICES
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of Lands, Natural Resources & Economic DevelopmentCameron Welch705-753-2922 ext. 1225
Land Manager Cathy McLeod 705-753-2922 ext. 1233
G.I.S. Technician Joanne Gibouleau 705-753-2922 ext. 5205
Office AdministratorLee McLeod-Faubert705-753-2922 ext. 1283
Program Coordinator, Membership & Estates Samantha Goulais705-753-2922 ext. 1247

NATURAL RESOURCES
17 Philip Avenue, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Natural Resources Manager Jeff McLeod 705-753-2050 ext. 1325
Biologist Nikki Commanda 705-753-2050 ext. 1251
Bylaw / Enforcement Officer Tyler Couchie
After Hours Emergencies
Clayton Goulais
After Hours Emergencies
705-753-2050 ext. 1224
705-498-2506
705-753-2050 ext. 1236
705-498-3823
Animal Control OfficerOwen Boudreau705-471-6844
Environment ManagerCurtis Avery705-753-2050 ext. 1290
Fisheries Office   705-753-6991
Forestry CoordinatorHugh Martel705-753-2050
Lands & Natural Resources TechnicianLucas Beaver705-753-2922
Environmental TechnicianSophia Tore

SOCIAL SERVICES
36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2

Director of Social Services Wendy Lariviere705-753-2050 ext. 1230
Band Representative Program ManagerVacant705-753-2691 ext. 1341
Band Representative24/7 on Call Number705-753-2691
First Nation RepresentativeTracy Robinson705-753-2691 ext. 1349
First Nation RepresentativeJoyce Nelson-Palmateer705-753-2691 ext. 1355
First Nation RepresentativePaige Jacko705-753-2691
Office AdministratorCorri Daniels705-753-2050 ext. 1344
Administrative Assistant, Band RepresentativeAmy Lariviere705-753-2691 ext. 1353
Walking Alongside Services Department ManagerJulie Dalgliesh705-482-7706
Child/Youth Program Facilitator
(ages 13-24)
Katie Lariviere705-482-9682
Child/Youth Program Facilitator (ages 6-12)Victoria Linklater705-483-7639
Indigenous Youth MentorIan Campeau705-482-9666
Family Support Program CoordinatorJill Beaucage705-482-9672
Family Support WorkerTanya Hester
Family Support WorkerRuby Greene
Family Support WorkerBreanne Charles
Little Spirit AuntieSam Mianskum705-980-2462
Event Planner for Walking Alongside ProgramJackey Liberty705-482-9845
Database Administrative SupportValerie Greene705-482-9672
Family Resource Centre (Ojibway Women’s Lodge)705-472-3321  (emergency)
705-472-7828  (inquiries)
Food Bank Coordinator Jessica Cormier705-753-6972
Manager Ontario WorksGinger Penasse705-753-2050 ext.1324
Ontario Works CaseworkerChantal Généreux705-753-2050 ext. 1329
True Self Debwewendizwin ManagerDonna Forget 705-474-4058
Post Majority Support Services Supervisor Krystal McLeod705-753-2050 ext.1347
Post Majority WorkerJori Bock705-753-2691

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    Other Helpful Numbers

    Anishinabek Police Service705-472-0270
    Fire Hall – Duchesnay705-495-4603
    Fire Hall – Garden Village705-753-4319
    Nbisiing Secondary School705-497-9938
    Non-Insured Benefits Info Line1-800-640-0642
    North Bay Indigenous Hub705-995-0060
    Ojibway Women’s Lodge705-472-7828
    Public Works705-753-4167
    Water Treatment Plant705-753-6083
    Wastewater Treatment Plant705-753-0873

    EMERGENCY NUMBERS

    HOSPITAL – North Bay Regional Health Centre705-474-8600
    HOSPITAL – West Nipissing705-753-3110
    POLICE – Anishinabek Police Service
    – Ontario Provincial Police
    Call 911 for emergencies
    705-472-0270
    1-888-310-1122
    Amelia Rising Sexual Assault Centre705-840-2403
    Connex Ontario – 24/7 mental health & addiction services1-866-531-2600
    ConnexOntario.ca
    Crisis Centre North Bay – 24/7 service705-474-1031
    Crisis Intervention – Nipissing Mental Health, Housing – 24/7 service1-800-352-1141
    Crisis Intervention – Sturgeon Falls – from 4pm – 11pm, 7 days per week705-753-3110 ext. 288
    Kids Help Phone – 24/7 service by phone, text CONNECT to 686868 or live chat1-800-668-6868
    kidshelpphone.ca
    Suicide Prevention Hotline1-833-456-4566
    Talk for Healing – 24/7 service for Indigenous Women in 14 languages by phone, text or online1-855-554-4325 (HEAL)
    talk4healing.com
    Telehealth Ontario1-866-797-0000
    Victim Crisis Assistance – North Bay705-472-2649
    Victim Crisis Assistance – Sturgeon Falls705-753-9194