Board of Directors

The SLFNHA Board of Directors is made up of representatives from Tribal Councils and independent communities within the Sioux Lookout area, two elders, and one medical, non-voting representative.

The Board sets the Health Authority’s policies and directions and ensures these are implemented are followed. The strategic plan, implemented by the board members and SLFNHA management, 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.

The current Board of Directors for Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority are:

Howard Meshake
Board Chair

Aroland First Nation Shibogama First Nations Council Representative

Samuel Mckay
Vice Chair

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug
Independent First Nations Alliance Representative

Leona Kakepetum

Keewaywin First Nation
Keewaytinook Okimakanak Representative

Cynthia Fiddler

Sandy Lake First Nation Sandy Lake First Nation Representative (Independent FN)

Alan Jethro Tait

Sachigo Lake First Nation
Windigo First Nations Council Representative

Tanya Bottle

Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation
Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation Representative (Independent FN)

Dr. Terri Farrell
Non-Voting Board Member

SLFNHA Medical Representative

Thomas Spade
SLFNHA Board Elder

Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation

Board Member

Matawa First Nations Management Representative

SLFNHA Board Elder (Female)