Chiefs of Keewaytinook Okimakanak meet with staff and guests during board meeting

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

Chiefs of Keewaytinook meet in Dryden, Oct 14-15

Click here for Pictures from the meeting

Chiefs participating in the meeting included:

  • Chief Roy Dale Meekis, Deer Lake First Nation
  • Chief Matthew Kakakespan, Fort Severn First Nation
  • Chief Joe Meekis, Keewaywin First Nation
  • Chief Eli James, McDowell Lake First Nation
  • Chief Rita Thompson, North Spirit Lake First Nation
  • Chief Dennis King, Poplar Hill First Nation

AGENDA

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

9:00 A.M.    OPENING PRAYER

Executive Director’s Opening Remarks

Review and Adoption of the Agenda

Review and Adoption of the Minutes
i)    March 3-5, 2009
ii)    March 30 & 31, 2009

New Business

Finance Update - Charlene Chapman, Finance Manager

12:00 P.M.    WORKING LUNCH

1:00 P.M.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation - Grand Chief Stan Beardy, Deputy Grand Chiefs Terry Waboose and Les Louttit

KNET Update - Brian Beaton, Knet Services Coordinator & Penny Carpenter, Business Manager

Public Works Update - Peter Campbell, Public Works Manager
i)    AKN & WPOT Updates

KO Telemedicine Program - Donna Williams Telemedicine Program Manager

Health Update - Robert Thomas, Health Director

4:30 P.M.    CLOSING PRAYER

Thursday, October 15, 2009

9:00 A.M.    OPENING PRAYER

Opening Remarks - Recap of 1st Day - Ross Mamakeesic, Director of Operations

Keewaytinook Internet High School - Darrin Potter, KiHS Principa

Education Update - Goyce Kakegamic, Education Coordinator       

12:00 P.M.    LUNCH

1:00 P.M.       

Land Use Planning - Donald Meekis, Regional Governance Coordinator & Franz Seibel, Research Assistant

KO Research Institute - Brian Walmark, Research Director

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Governance - Bentley Cheechoo, Director, NAN Governance Secretariat

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund - Alvin Fiddler, Special Initiatives Advisor

Resolutions

5:30 P.M.    CLOSING PRAYER