Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority. There are nine board members, comprised of representatives from Tribal Councils and independent communities in the Sioux Lookout area, as well as two Elders. There is also a non-voting board member, Dr. Terri Farrell, who acts as a medical representative. The current chairperson is John Cutfeet from Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug.

The board sets the Health Authority's directions and ensures these directions are implemented and board policies are followed. The strategic plan sets the overall direction for the organization. The executive director is accountable to the board for delivering the strategic plan and for stewardship of resources.

John Cutfeet

Board Chair

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug
Independent First Nations Alliance Representative

Bertha Bottle

Board Secretary/Treasurer

Lac Seul First Nation
Lac Seul First Nation Representative

Solomon Mamakwa

Board Member

Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Shibogama First Nations Council Representative

Orpah Mckenzie

Board Member

Fort Severn First Nation
Keewaytinook Okimakanak Representative

Joe Kakegamic

Board Member

Sandy Lake First Nation
Sandy Lake First Nation Representative

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Board Member

Windigo First Nations Council Representative


Board Member

Matawa First Nations Management Representative


Board Member

Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Independent Band Representative

Thomas Spade

SLFNHA Board Elder

Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Emily Jacob

SLFNHA Board Elder

Webequie First Nation

Dr. Terri Farrell

Non-Voting Board Member

Medical Representative