First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Leadership Committee

The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Leadership Committee was approved by the Board of Trustees on October 17, 2016 to provide governance-level guidance on how to share information and communication with parents and external agencies about the FNMI Advisory Committee’s work and recommendations. With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action (2015), guidance on efforts to honour cultural strengths in a changing world is the logical next step to the newly established advisory committee. With the creation of the leadership committee, senior leaders will be working together to develop relationships with indigenous leaders in the local communities within our jurisdiction, and the goal of eliminating the achievement gap between FNMI students and all other students will be closer to reality.


Members on the Committee:

Trustees:  Joan Crockett, Réne Tremblay, and Noreen Radford

Administration:  D. Keohane, Superintendent,  R. Nixon, Assistant Superintendent, B. Brochu, Associate Superintendent, C. Bruineman, Communications Manager

Alexander First Nation:  Elders - Edna Arcand & Ella Arcand; Jody Kootney, Director of Education; Verna Arcand, Assistant Director

Community at Large:  Leanne MacMillan, Community Strategy, City of St. Albert


Meeting Dates:

November 10, 2016    (Meeting Summary)

January 12, 2017        (Meeting Summary)

March 13, 2017           (Meeting Summary)

April 25, 2017             (Meeting Summary)

May 25, 2017