Aboriginal Affairs Committee

The Aboriginal Affairs Committee (AAC) at Cambrian College was formed to provide strategic direction, leadership and advice with regards to Aboriginal- specific programming and ensuring students obtain and the utmost Cambrian College experience.

The AAC is made up of 12 members. These members represent a broad and diverse cross-section of the community. It includes Wabnode staff, Aboriginal students, board members, Aboriginal community members and College staff.

Aboriginal Affairs Committee Membership – 2014/15

Current Membership Position Organization Area of InterestAAC PositionCommunity
Involvement
Rachel GeorgeEmployment
Coordinator
N’Swakamok Native
Friendship Centre
Employment and
Training
Anishnaabe
Education
Community
Ron Sarazin - ChairEmployment Unit
Coordinator
Gezhtoojig
Employment and
Training
Apprenticeship,
Mining
Education,
Employment
Anishnaabe
Community at
Large
Joanne Owl Post Secondary
Student Support
Worker
Education Dept.
Sagamok
Anishnawbek
Education Anishnaabe
Education
Community
VacantWahnapitae First
Nation
Community
Development
Anishnaabe
Communities at
Large
Roxanne ManitowabiExecutive DirectorOntario Native
Education
Counsellor’s
Association
ONECAEducation/
Counselling
Bev CarterDirector of BusinessKTEIEducation,
Training,
Employment
Anishnaabe
Education
Community
Rosalie HendersonAboriginal Student
Advisor
Wabnode Centre for
Aboriginal Services
Cambrian College
Education,
Employment,
Training, Culture,
Mental Health
Cambrian
College
Anishnaabe
Community
VacantPresidentCISC – Cambrian
College
Education,
Training,
Governance,
Culture
CISC
Spokesperson