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
Aboriginal Education, ChairDr. Paul Cormier
Chair on Truth and ReconciliationDr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux
Deputy Provost Dr. Rhonda Koster
Engineering (Dean’s Designate)Heather Moynihan
Indigenous Access Programs CoordinatorLisa Primavesi
Indigenous Education Programs CoordinatorBryanna Scott
Indigenous Curriculum Specialist Jerri-Lynn Orr
Indigenous Learning, ChairDr. Robert Robson
Indigenous LearningDennis McPherson
Indigenous LearningDr. Lana Ray
Indigenous LearningDr. Jessica Jurguti
Indigenous LearningDr. Kristin Burnett
Indigenous Outreach/RecruitmentAnna Chief
Indigenous Student Counsellor/TransitionsSheryl O'Reilly
Indigenous Student Services CentreYolanda Twance
Indigenous Transitions CoordinatorCeline Wick
KinesiologyTracey Larocque
Law (Director of Indigenous Relations)Robin Sutherland
Indigenous Access Programs Contract LecturerJohn Kimball
Niijii Indigenous MentorshipLisa Harris (Committee Vice-Chair)
Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Associate Dean Equity & InclusionDr. Joseph LeBlanc
NursingDr. Michelle-Marie Spadoni
Orillia Campus, Indigenous Initiatives CoordinatorMercedes Jacko
Orillia Campus, Associate Vice-President, Administration (Interim)Christopher Glover
Orillia Campus Professor Doe O'Brien
Orillia, Faculty Member, Social WorkDr. Anita Vaillancourt (Committee Chair)
PsychologyDr. Christopher Mushquash
Social WorkDr. Raymond Neckoway
Vice-Provost (International)James Aldridge
Vice-Provost (Students) & RegistrarAndrea Tarsitano
BusinessDr. David Richards
EducationDr. Wayne Melville
Engineering Dr. Janusz Kozinski
Graduate StudiesDr. Chander Shahi
Health & Behavioural SciencesDr. Mirella Stroink
LawDr. Jula Hughes
Natural Resources ManagementDr. Ulf Runesson
Orillia Campus PrincipalDr. Dean Jobin-Bevans
Science & Environmental StudiesDr. Sreekumari Kurissery (Acting)
Social Sciences & HumanitiesDr. Elizabeth Birmingham

OIEC Ad Hoc Nominating Committee

Terms of Reference

OIEC ChairValerie Stortini
OIEC Vice-ChairTBD
President and Vice-ChancellorDr. Moira McPherson
Vice-Provost, Indigenous InitiativesDenise Baxter
External OIEC MemberPaul Capon
Other OIEC Member Ann Dumyn (Committee Chair)

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