Board of Directors

Yvonne Longjohn
Yvonne Longjohn

Yvonne Longjohn is a member of the Sturgeon Lake First Nation, she has been the elder for NLCDC since 2010.

Carl Garvin
Carl Garvin

Carl Garvin is a member of the Red Earth First Nation and became a board member in July 2010. He is a strong advocate for youth in cultural activities.

Brian Hardlotte
Brian Hardlotte

Vice Chief Brian Hardlotte is a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, he was elected as Vice Chief in October 2010.

Ron Michel
Ron Michel

Grand Chief Ron Michel is a member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. He was elected in October 2005 and currently serving his third term as Grand Chief.

Eric Sylvester
Eric Sylvester

Eric Sylvester is a member of the Birch Narrows Dene Nations and is currently serving his second term as Tribal Chief of Meadow Lake Tribal Council. Prior to becoming Tribal chief, Eric was vice chief for 9 years.

Rick Robillard
Rick Robillard

Rick Robillard is a member of the Black Lake Dene Nation and is currently serving his second term as Chief of his community.

Tammy Cook-Searson
Tammy Cook-Searson

Tammy Cook-Searson is a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and has been Chief since 2005. Prior to becoming a chief, she was a councillor for her First Nation for eight (8) years.

Jayne Remenda
Jayne Remenda

Jayne has twenty- five years leadership, management, marketing, promotions and event planning experience. She is currently serving her first term as City Councillor and has been a Board Member since 2009.

Shirley Henderson – Secretary Treasure
Shirley Henderson – Secretary Treasure

Shirley Henderson is a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. She has been involved with PAGC Women’s Commission since its inception and currently serves as their Chairperson. Shirley is one of the original Board members for NLCDC.

Steven Jim
Steven Jim

Steven Jim is a member of the Witchekan Lake Band; of which he has served as Chief for the past 10 years. He was recently elected and serving his first term as Tribal Rep for Agency Chiefs Tribal Council.

Peter A. Beatty
Peter A. Beatty

Peter A. Beatty is a Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation member from the community of Deschambault Lake. He has served his community as a Councillor for 10 consecutive terms and in March 2015 elected to his second term as Chief.

Gary Standing – Chairperson
Gary Standing – Chairperson

Garry Standing is a member of the Wahpeton Dakota Nation. Garry is a former Chief of Wahpeton and is currently serving his second term as Councillor.