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

Winter Sack

Senior Director of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management

Winter is a Mi’kmaq woman and band member from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. As a child, she grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and after a few years there her family returned to her home community so she could complete her education in Nova Scotia, surrounded by family and just as importantly her culture and community. […]

Nikki-Marie Lloyd

IIHP Community Liaison

Marie Lachance

Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk Project Coordinator

Desiree Roberts

Stewiacke SAR Project Lead

Stephen Williams

Nature Legacy Fund Project Lead

Alanna Syliboy

Mi’kmaw Knowledge & Community Engagement Manager

Dalas Tufts

Accounts Receivable/FSC Tag Administrator

Lachlan Riehl

River Monitoring Project Coordinator

Alyx MacDonald

Operations Supervisor

Laura Moore

Species at Risk Jr. Field Technician

Jayden Marion

Marine Spatial Planning Liaison Officer

Victoria Maxwell

Species at Risk Outreach Coordinator

Billy Francis

Program Manager

Lily Priest

Fisheries Field Technician

DARFM Communications Officer

DARFM Communications Officer

Andrew Van Wychen

GIS Specialist

Chelsey Campbell

Research and Spatial Planning Officer

Joe Beland

Senior Assistant Manager of Science

Charlie Fleming

Research and Field Technician

Alyssa Palmer-Dixon

Nature Legacy Fund

Christian Francis

Coastal Restoration Project Coordinator

Seonaid MacDonell

Coastal Restoration Project Assistant

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 […]

Dee Hawkins

Finance Clerk

Savannah Barclay

Finance Clerk

Jacqueline MacAulay

Finance Clerk

Danny Penticost

Oriana Galfi

Finance Manager
902-895-6385 ext:237

Tami Hachey

Finance Clerk
902-895-6385 ext: 251

Rebecca Page-MacDonald

Trisha Blades

Financial Clerk
902-895-6385 ext: 257

Martha Levi

Financial Advisor

Yvette Maloney

Senior Financial Clerk
902-895-6385 ext:260

Michelle Hepworth

Office Manager
902-895-6385 ext:222

Susan Cook

Senior Directors Assistant
902-895-6385 Ext 221

Community Services & Infrastructure

Trina Khattar

Senior Director of Community Services and Infrastructure

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 […]

Joe Lilly

Community Infrastructure Program Manager

Josh Sack

Housing Development Officer

Alfred Young

Field Technician

Mitchell Harris

Project Coordinator

Kasey McDermott

CMM Emergency Management Planning Officer

Thomas Bucher

Asset Management Coordinator

Keaton Fougere

Mi'kmawey Green Communities: Program Manager

Amber MacLean-Hawes

CMM Emergency Management Project Manager

Environment & Natural Resources

Ashley Childs

Senior Director of Environment and Natural Resources

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 […]

Nathan Martin

Forestry Technician PHP

Lacey Robbins

Forestry Technician MFI

Megan Pagniello

Sespite’tmnej Kmitkinu Conservancy Coordinator.

Erin Dann

Sespite’tmnej Kmitkinu Conservancy Assistant

Jared Remedios

DENR Communications Officer

Iain Crowell

Climate Monitoring Officer

Felix Vandergrift

Senior Research & Engagement Advisor

Troy Robichaud

DENR Senior Research Advisor

Hannah Martin

Nuji Kelo’toqatijik Earth Keeper Network Project Coordinator

Kara Pictou

Community Based Monitoring Coordinator

Mary Knockwood

DENR Program Manager

Alexandra (Allie) Rivers

ICPA Project Coordinator

Anthony King

DENR Project Manager

Justin Fiddes

DENR Operations Supervisor

Cheyenne MacDonald

DENR Project Manager


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 […]

Audriana Paul

Education Advisor
(902)895-6385 ext 227

Jay Martin

Band Membership Clerk

Shyla Robinson

Liaison Officer

James Lasaga

Specific Claims Researcher

Kathy McKenna

Deputy Electoral Officer

Theresa Leblanc

Band Membership/Indian Registration Administrator

Trevor Tracey

Specific Claims Research Manager
902-895-6385 ext:273 (902)324-2518

Samantha Trites

Electoral Services Administrator

Brenda Tracey

Electoral Officer
902-890-5607 902-890-0008

Health and Social Services

Janna MacKay

Senior Director of Health and Social Services

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 […]

Caylene Manning

Diabetes Community Consultant

Diandra Delaney

Administrative Assistant – Wellness Programs

Michelle Martin

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator – Float

Kaitlyn Keddy

Jordan's Principle Service Coordinator - AVFN, Acadia, Bear River, Glooscap & Surrounding Areas

Lee Denny

Mi'kmaw Support Worker

Susan King

Jordan's Principle Administrator

Lindsay Hunt

Jordan's Principle Service Coordinator (Millbrook)

Jolene Glenn

Jordan's Principle Manager

Coral Paul

Mi’kmaw Support Worker

Andrea Kingham

Resolution Health Support Advisor

Tiffany Brennan

Behavioural Support Advisor

Brittany Julian

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator (Sipeknekatik)

Veronica Abraham

Jordan's Principle Administrator

Katelynn MacLeod

Mental Wellness Advisor

Krista Wardrope

Child & Youth Health Advisor FASD-NAYSPS

Katie MacEachern

Wellness Programs Manager

Native Hospital Interpreter

Native Hospital Interpreter

Mainland Mi'kmaq Development Corporation

Jim Hepworth

CEO, The CMM Development Corporation.

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
902-895-2038 (902)956-4563

Mi'kmawey Debert

Tim Bernard

Senior Director, History & Culture
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 […]

Ramona Morris

Lead Educator

Semisel Sa’n

Mi'kmawey Debert Language Specialist
902-603-1021 ext: 110

Donna Wellard

Fund Development Manager
902-603-1024 ext 103 C:902-324-2652

Mallory Moran

Mi’kmawey Debert Curatorial Assistant
902-603-1015 ext: 108

Solange Richer-Defleche

Mi’kmawey Debert Communications Officer
902-603-1023 ext:102 C:902-324-3820

Trevor Gould

Key Stories Curatorial Assistant
902-603-1019 ext 107

Gerald Gloade

Mi’kmawey Debert Cross Cultural Facilitator
902-603-1016 ext 106 902-899-6792

Sharon Farrell

Mi’kmawey Debert Collections Officer
902-603-1022 ext:109

Leah Rosenmeier

Mi’kmawey Debert Research & Interpretation Specialist
902-603-1017 ext:105

Sheila Pierro

Mi’kmawey Debert Project Administrator
902-603-1042 ext 101
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