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 (Chair)Dr. 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 (Chair)Dr. 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
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, Indigenous 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
Northern Ontario School of MedicineDr. Sarita Verma
Orillia Campus PrincipalDr. Dean Jobin-Bevans
Science & Environmental StudiesDr. Todd Randall
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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