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Band Manager - Charlotte Commanda

Accounting Clerk - Melanie McGregor-Abotossaway

Accounting Clerk 
Melanie McGregor-Abotossaway  
The mandate of the Accounting clerk is to provide financial support to the Band Manager and the Accounting Manager as well as other program management staff.

Education Councillor - Carlene Assinewai

Education Councillor - Carlene Assinewai    
The mandate of the Education Councillor is to administer the education program and budget according to established guidelines and provides councelling services to students in elementary, secondary & post secondary programs.

Economic Development Officer - Kathy Bebamash

Economic Development Officer - Kathy Bebamash

Band Economic Development Program 

Goal: The goal of the Band Economic Development Program is to work toward sustainable and viable economic endeavours for the financial benefit of the community and its’ members.  AOKFN will build a base of our members to capitalize on economic opportunities, improve employability, and fill the need for skilled trade people in the region.

  • To create long-term self-sustaining careers for members abroad and within our community.
  • To create competitive economic growth and to provide business opportunities for our members and the community.
  • To generate revenue to eliminate dependence on Federal funding.
Welfare Administrator/ Ontario Works Manager -  Audrey McGraw-Stone
Phone: 705-368-1919    Fax: 705-368-0956
Vision: The Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation Ontario Works Administrator will strive to provide Ontario  Works Recipients with the best possible route to self-sufficiency by providing education and training opportunities that will lead the individual to valuable skills, sustainable employment and financial independence and diminish barriers to their employment goals and successes.
Mandate: The Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation Ontario Works Administrator will provide employment assistance and financial assistance to people in financial need through the Ontario Works Program.
  • Encouraging all individuals requiring assistance to be aware of their responsibilities and by promoting self-reliance through employment awareness and employment placements.
  • Providing financial assistance to those most in need while they meet obligations to become and stay employed.
  • Providing appropriate training and encouraging education for all clients.
  • Providing workshops for building self-esteem and success for potential employment opportunities.
Lands, Estates & Membership Administrator
Donald J. McGraw  Email:
The mandate of the Membership, Lands & Estates Officer is to manage the registration system of all transactions pertaining to membership, lands and estates, assist clients with applications for birth documents  which affects the Indian Register,  process Certificates of Indian Status, implementation of the membership code, maintaining updated population statistics, serves as Electorial Officer or Assistant to Electorial Officer, completes all land transactions, issues Certificates of Possession and performs all duties relating to land use plans, land surveys and assists members with membership, lands, wills and settlement of estates.
Administrative Support Assistant
Connie Esquimaux
The mandate of the Administrative Support Assistant is to provide secretarial support to the Band Council, Band Manager and Accounting Manager. Receptionist support for Band Administration.
Family Support Worker - Lois Nahwegahbow
She works in the field of child protection and prevent. Responsible for promoting, strengthening, and developing the role of parenting by encouraging, teaching and supporting parents in a number of specific areas.
As Family Support Program Worker her main responsibility is to initiate and maintain regular contact with families, primarily in their homes. Assisting parents to improve their skills and strengthen parent-child relationships is a priority, along with ensuring children are in a safe environment throughout the process.


Peter Nahwegahbo - Capacity & Resource Program