Who we are

JBACE Members

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CREE NATION GOVERNMENT :

Melissa Saganash, Chairperson
Director of Québec Relations
Cree Nation Government

Chantal Otter Tétreault, Vice-Chairperson
Protected Areas Coordinator
Cree Nation Government

Marc Dunn
Environment Director
Niskamoon Corposation 

Pamela MacLeod
Local Environment Administrator
Cree Nation of Mistissini

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF QUÉBEC :

Maud Ablain
Coordinator for Mining Projects - Environmental Assessment Division
Ministry of Environment & Fight against Climate Change (MELCC)

Mélanie Chabot
Project Manager - Protected Areas>
Ministry of Environment & Fight against Climate Change (MELCC)

Manon Cyr
Mayor 
Municipality of Chibougamau

François Provost
Director General - Coordination of Forest Management
Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP)

Members appointed by the Government of Canada :

Caroline Girard
Senior Negotiator - Treaty Management East
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Vacant

Jean Picard
Manager, Aboriginal Affairs - Atlantic and Quebec Regions
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Vacant

Ex officio member from Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Coordinating Committee (HFTCC) :

Mandy Gull
Deputy Grand Chief 
Cree Nation Government


MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEES (as of August 2019)


Secretariat

The secretariat organizes the meetings of the JBACE and its subcommittees, writes up the meeting minutes and informs the responsible governments and interested organizations of the Committee’s decisions. It also examines current issues and, if necessary, formulates recommendations for the members’ consultation and comments. All documents adopted by the JBACE are available to the public on request.

The Government of Canada contributes 50% of the secretariat’s budget and the Québec government and Cree Regional Authority, 25% each.

The secretariat has three employees: 

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