The CMM offices are open by appointment only. All Staff contact information is available in our “staff section” of our website

Aquatic Resources & Fisheries Management

DARFM Senior Director

Senior Director of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management

Cathy Irving

Accounts Receivable & Fisheries Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Sylliboy

Mi'kmaw Knowledge Project Assistant

Chera Gilby

Administrative Assistant

Janice Flynn

Project Administrator

Michelle Hodgson

Fisheries Biologist

Sophia Newcombe

Fisheries Field Technician

Meredith Karcz

Kelly Ferrier

Fisheries Field Technician

Nikki-Marie Lloyd

IIHP Community Liaison

Josh Sack

FSC Community Liaison

Marie Lachance

Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk Project Coordinator

Desiree Roberts

Stewiacke SAR Project Lead

Stephen Williams

Habitat and Impact Assessment Manager

Alanna Syliboy

Culture, Education and Engagement Manager

Lachlan Riehl

River Monitoring Project Coordinator

Alyx MacDonald

Manager of Aquatic Ecosystems

Victoria Maxwell

Assistant Project Coordinator Nature Legacy Fund - Gulf Region

Billy Francis

Indigenous Fisheries Manager

Joe Beland

Manager of Ocean Science

Charlie Fleming

Research and Field Technician

Alyssa Palmer-Dixon

Nature Legacy Fund

Christian Francis

Coastal Restoration Project Coordinator

Seonaid MacDonell

Tidal Barrier Project Coordinator

Common Services

Lynn Knockwood

Senior Director, Common Services

Lynn Knockwood has over 22 years experience working for First Nations communities in the field of finance. Lynn has been with The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) since 1992. She has held positions as Finance Clerk and Financial Service Manager at CMM. Prior to her employment at CMM she worked with Mi’kma’ki Development Corporation Housing […]

Kelly Frizzell-Singer

Finance Clerk

Gord Jones

Finance Manager

Jared Remedios

Communications Manager

Kym Little

Human Resource Clerk
kym.little@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 ext 229

Dee Hawkins

Finance Clerk

Savannah Barclay

Finance Clerk
sbarclay@cmmns.com
902-895-6385

Danny Penticost

dpenticost@cmmns.com
902-956-4176

Tami Hachey

Finance Clerk
tami@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 ext: 251

Martha Levi

Financial Advisor
martha@cmmns.com
902-956-4886

Yvette Maloney

Senior Financial Clerk
yvette@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 ext:260

Michelle Hepworth

Office Manager
michelle@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 ext:222

Susan Cook

Senior Directors Assistant
susan@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 Ext 221

Community Services & Infrastructure

Trina Khattar

Senior Director of Community Services and Infrastructure
902-324-3815

Trina is a Mi’kmaq woman and community member of the We’koqma’q First Nation. She is the proud daughter of the Late Keptin Alexander Joseph Michael and Mary Arlene Michael of We’koqma’q. Trina grew up in her home community her entire childhood until she moved to Fredericton NB to attend the University of New Brunswick to […]

Greg Smith

Housing Inspector

Chuck Roberts

Engineering Services Manager

Evan Fougere

Emergency Management Mitigation Officer

Badia Nehme

MGC Research & Education Officer
badia.nehme@cmmns.com
902-890-9228

Tammy Proulx

Energy Project Coordinator

Sally Duff

Housing Project Manager
sally.duff@cmmns.com
902-890-1665

Joe Lilly

Community Infrastructure Program Manager

Scott MacDonell

Interim Emergency Management Program Manager

Alfred Young

MGC Field and Marine Debris Technician
ayoung@cmmns-denr.ca
902-890-2093

Mitchell Harris

Project Coordinator
mharris@cmmns-denr.ca
902-890-7861

Kasey McDermott

CMM Emergency Management Planning Officer

Thomas Bucher

Asset Management Coordinator
tbucher@cmmns.com
902-324-3813

Keaton Fougere

Mi'kmawey Green Communities: Program Manager

Environment & Natural Resources

Ashley Childs

Senior Director of Environment and Natural Resources
902-956-0382

Ashley is originally from Hamilton, Ontario but has always called Truro, Nova Scotia home. She currently resides in the Debert area with her two miniature dachshunds, Hugo and Scarlett, and her three cats, Molly and Little Kitty and Jasper. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Management with a Major in Environment, Society & Sustainability from Dalhousie […]

Lenley Melvin

Species at Risk Project Assistant

Anoogwa Pictou

Species at Risk Project Assistant

Nina Poletti

DENR Research and Engagement Officer

Matt Chiasson

DENR Agriculture Coordinator

MacKenzie Blanchard

DENR Agriculture Coordinator

Nathan Martin

Forestry Technician PHP
nmartin@cmmns.com
902-895-6385

Lacey Robbins

Forestry Technician MFI
lrobbins@cmmns.com
902-895-6385

Erin Dann

Sespite’tmnej Kmitkinu Conservancy Assistant
edann@cmmns-denr.ca
902-890-1862

Kara Pictou

Community Based Monitoring Coordinator
kara@cmmns-denr.ca
902-890-0794

Alexandra (Allie) Rivers

Indigenous Protected & Conserved Areas (IPCA) Project Coordinator

Anthony King

DENR Project Manager

Justin Fiddes

DENR Operations & Engagement Manager

Cheyenne MacDonald

DENR Project Manager

Governance

Tyler Sack

Senior Director of Governance
(902)895-6385 ext 239 (902) 956 0115

Tyler is from the Membertou First Nation. During his youth, Tyler lived on the Sipeknek’katik First Nation, and considers both Membertou and Sipekne’katik his home Communities. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Saint Mary’s University and A Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Guelph. His graduate research […]

Brad Sullivan

Tripartite Project Fund Coordinator

Renee Paul

Privacy Officer
renee.paul@cmmns.com
(902)956-9458 ext 261

Audriana Paul

Education Advisor
apaul@cmmns.com
(902)895-6385 ext 227

Jay Martin

Band Membership Clerk
membership@cmmns.com
(902)956-2807

Shyla Robinson

Liaison Officer
cmmliaison@cmmns.com
902-890-5607

James Lasaga

Specific Claims Researcher
jlasaga@cmmns.com
902-895-6385

Kathy McKenna

Deputy Electoral Officer

Theresa Leblanc

Band Membership/Indian Registration Administrator
membership@cmmns.com
902-956-4339

Trevor Tracey

Specific Claims Research Manager
trevor@cmmns.com
902-895-6385 ext:273 (902)324-2518

Samantha Trites

Tripartite Forum Administrator
sam.trites@cmmns.com
902-956-1654

Brenda Tracey

Electoral Officer
electoralofficer@cmmns.com
902-890-5607 902-890-0008

Health and Social Services

Janna MacKay

Senior Director of Health and Social Services
(902)324-1339

Janna is a member of the Pictou Landing First Nation, living just outside the community with her husband, two huskies (Scout & Luna) and cat (Penny). She is a Registered Dietitian, earning her Bachelor’s degree from St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia and a Master’s degree from University of Stirling, United Kingdom. Janna brings with […]

Cheyla Rogers

Jordan's Principal Service Coordinator

Kayla Johnson

Jordan's Principal Administrator

Courtney Henry

Diabetes Community Consultant
902-890-0601

Marissa Bernard

Cultural Youth Support Worker

Katelyn Lowe

Cultural Youth Support Worker

Jaclyn MacLeod

Physical Activity Specialist
jaclyn.macleod@cmmns.com
(902)324-2153

Austin Hepworth

Program Officer

Diandra Delaney

Administrative Assistant – Wellness Programs

Michelle Martin

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator – Float
mmartin@cmmns.com
902-890-1285

Kaitlyn Keddy

Jordan's Principle Service Coordinator - AVFN, Acadia, Bear River, Glooscap & Surrounding Areas
kkeddy@cmmns.com
902-890-2245

Lee Denny

Mi'kmaw Support Worker
ldenny@cmmns.com
902-890-2769

Susan King

Jordan's Principle Administrator
sking@cmmns.com
902-956-2515

Jolene Glenn

Jordan's Principle Manager
jglenn@cmmns.com
902-890-5875

Coral Paul

Mi’kmaw Support Worker
cpaul@cmmns.com
902-890-2108

Andrea Kingham

Resolution Health Support Advisor
akingham@cmmns.com
902-324-0005

Brittany Julian

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator (Sipeknekatik)
bjulian@cmmns.com
902-890-6407

Veronica Abraham

Jordan's Principle Administrator
vabraham@cmmns.com
902-957-1455

Katelynn MacLeod

Mental Wellness Advisor
kmacleod@cmmns.com
902-890-2391

Krista Wardrope

Child & Youth Health Advisor FASD-NAYSPS
MMCC@cmmns.com
902-956-3390

Katie MacEachern

Wellness Programs Manager
katie@cmmns.com
902-899-5345

Native Hospital Interpreter

Native Hospital Interpreter
enasson@cmmns.com
902-471-2988

Trisha Blades

Jordan's Principle Administrator
tmorrison@cmmns.com
902-895-6385

Mainland Mi'kmaq Development Corporation

Jim Hepworth

CEO, The CMM Development Corporation.
902-890-1941

Jim Hepworth has over 10 years of experience working for First Nations Communities within the Atlantic Region in the field of community and economic development. He has been with The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) since 1995. Before being selected for his position as CEO of The CMM Development Corporation,   Prior to being a Senior […]

Nadia Martin

Graphic Designer

Evangeline Dedam

Graphic Designer, EWPC

Stephen Logan

Graphic Designer, EWPC

Carol Busby

General Manager, EWPC & MMNN
manager@easternwoodland.ca
902-895-2038 (902)956-4563

Mi'kmawey Debert

Tim Bernard

Executive Director of Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
902-603-1027 ext 104 C: 902-890-5417

Tim Bernard is well known beyond his own community of Millbrook as the Manager/Editor of the Mi’kmaq Maliseet Nations News and Eastern Woodland Print Communications. Employed by The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) as a Land Claims Researcher from 1988 to 1994, he gained extensive historical knowledge under the direction of Dr. Donald Julien. He […]

Sarah Brooks

Project Coordinator & TRC Liaison
sbrooks@cmmns.com
902-890-5417

Basil Johnson

Cultural Assistant - Education

Kamden Nicholas

Cultural Associate - Collections

Ramona Morris

Lead Educator

Semisel Sa’n

Mi'kmawey Debert Language Specialist
ssan@cmmns.com
902-603-1021 ext: 110

Donna Wellard

Fund Development Manager
dwellard@cmmns.com
902-603-1024 ext 103 C:902-324-2652

Gerald Gloade

Mi’kmawey Debert Cross Cultural Facilitator
gerald@cmmns.com
902-603-1016 ext 106 902-899-6792

Sharon Farrell

Mi’kmawey Debert Collections Manager
sharonf@cmmns.com
902-603-1022 ext:109

Leah Rosenmeier

Mi’kmawey Debert Research & Interpretation Specialist
leah@cmmns.com
902-603-1017 ext:105

Sheila Pierro

Mi’kmawey Debert Project Administrator
sheila@cmmns.com
902-603-1042 ext 101
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