OIEC Committees

Membership on the OIEC Advisors Committee is based on the principle that following Lakehead University positions/groups should be members of the Committee: 

OIEC Advisors Committee

Terms of Reference


Faculty / Department / PositionEx Officio Member
Vice-Provost, Aboriginal InitiativesDenise Baxter
Indigenous Education, ChairDr. Paul Cormier
Deputy Provost Dr. Rhonda Koster
Engineering (Dean’s Designate)Heather Moynihan
Indigenous Faculty Member, EducationDr. Sharla Mskokii Peltier
Indigenous Faculty Member, LawDaniel Cox
Indigenous Access Programs CoordinatorLisa Primavesi (Committee Vice-Chair)
Indigenous Transition Year Program CoordinatorFionna Farquhar
Indigenous Curriculum Specialist Jerri-Lynn Orr
Indigenous Relations Coordinator, LawBrandon Chevrier
Indigenous Initiatives Coordinator, OrilliaMercedes Jacko
Indigenous Faculty Member, Outdoor RecKeira Loukes
Indigenous LearningDr. Lana Ray
Indigenous Learning, ChairDr. Kristin Burnett
Indigenous LearningDr. Juan Sanchez Martinez
Indigenous Outreach/RecruitmentAnna Chief
Indigenous Student Counsellor/TransitionsSheryl O'Reilly
Indigenous Student Services CentreYolanda Twance
Director of Indigenous Relations, LawRobin Sutherland
Assistant Professor, LawLarissa Speak
Niijii Indigenous MentorshipLisa Harris (Committee Chair)
NursingDr. Michelle-Marie Spadoni
Associate Vice-President, Administration - Principal Designate, OrilliaChristopher Glover
PsychologyDr. Christopher Mushquash
Vice-Provost (International)James Aldridge
Vice-Provost (Students) & RegistrarAndrea Tarsitano
BusinessDr. David Richards
EducationDr. Wayne Melville
Graduate StudiesDr. Chander Shahi
Health & Behavioural SciencesDr. Mirella Stroink
LawDr. Jula Hughes
Natural Resources ManagementDr. Brigitte Leblon
Science & Environmental StudiesDr. Todd Randall
Social Sciences & HumanitiesDr. Elizabeth Birmingham

OIEC Nominating Committee

Terms of Reference

OIEC ChairVacant
OIEC Vice-ChairVacant
President and Vice-ChancellorDr. Gillian Siddall
Vice-Provost, Indigenous InitiativesDenise Baxter
External OIEC Member Dr. Bryanna Scott-Kay
Other OIEC Member  Vacant

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