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Throughout our journey, we have been guided by incredibly talented people dedicated to protecting Mi’kmaw families and children and identifying their needs. We honour them and their commitment to meeting the needs of the families we serve.

Arlene Johnson

Executive Director

Lenora Paul

Assistant Executive Director (Cape Breton)

Monica Clarke-Johnson

Assistant Executive Director (Mainland)

Kendra Arseneau

Finance Manager

Jessie Denny

Legal Manager/Counsel

Natalie “Curly” Doucette

Child Welfare Specialist

Kristen Basque

Manager of Prevention Services

Keira Meech

Child Welfare Specialist for Mi’kmaw

Beverly Walker

Manager of Family Healing Centers

Holly MacDonald

Director of Human Resources

George Paul

Communications Officer


Chief Deborah Robinson

Acadia FN

Chief Gerald Toney

Annapolis Valley FN

Chief Tamara Young

Pictou Landing FN

Chief Leroy Denny

Eskasoni FN

Chief Sidney Peters

Glooscap FN

Chief Carol Dee Potter

Bear River FN

Chief Norman Bernard

Wagmatcook FN

Chief Bob Gloade

Millbrook FN

Councillor Eldon Paul

Sipekna'katik FN

Councillor Gail Christmas

Membertou FN

Councillor John L. Bernard

We'koqma'q FN

Councillor Jeremy Paul

Paqtnkek FN

Councillor Isaiah Bernard

Potlotek FN

Regional Chief Andrea Paul

Assembly of FN

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