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Indigenous Trustees' Council

Algoma DSB Trustee Elaine Johnston serves as the Chair of the Indigenous Trustees' Council (ITC) and sits as the Council's representative on the OPSBA Board of Directors. Grand Erie DSB Trustee Karen Sandy serves as the ITC's Alternate Director. 

The following trustees are eligible members of the OPSBA Indigenous Trustees' Council:

  • Algoma DSB - Elaine Johnston
  • Bluewater DSB - Cheree Urscheler
  • DSB Ontario North East - Howard Archibald
  • Grand Erie DSB - Karen Sandy
  • Hastings and Prince Edward DSB - Michael Brant
  • James Bay Lowlands DSAB - Christina Nielsen, Harold Gunner, Pauline Sackaney
  • Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB - Mary Lynch Taylor
  • Keewatin-Patricia DSB - Eric Bortlis
  • Lambton Kent DSB - Lareina Rising
  • Moose Factory Island DSAB - Victor Weapenicappo, Nellie Trapper, Gail Tomatuk, Paul E. Linklater, Marilyn McLeod
  • Moosonee DSB - Kelly Reuben, Sandra Mitchell, Donna Glenesk, Dwight Ross, Lynne Innes
  • Near North DSB - Carol Stevens
  • Rainbow DSB - Grace Fox
  • Rainy River DSB - Brian Perreault
  • Simcoe County DSB - Daniel Shilling
  • Superior-Greenstone DSB - Stanley Sabourin
  • Thames Valley DSB - Philip (Phil) Schuyler
  • Upper Canada DSB - Ryan Jacobs

In addition, the following members are First Nations, Métis or Inuit trustees who were elected in municipal elections:

  • Hastings and Prince Edward DSB - Lucille Kyle
  • Ottawa-Carleton DSB - Anita Olsen-Harper
  • Simcoe County DSB - Michele Locke

Executive Council Liaison to the Indigenous Trustees' Council - Donna Danielli