Chief and Council

Chief and Council for the 2022-2024 term.

Chief Chris Plain


  • Joanne Rogers
  • June Simon
  • Darren Henry
  • Shawn Plain
  • Janelle Nahmabin
  • John Adams
  • Charles Maness
  • Sherri Crowley
  • CJ Smith-White

Front row L to R: Councillor Sherri Crowley, Councillor Janelle Nahmabin, Chief Chris Plain and Councillor June Simon, Councillor Joanne Rogers Back row L to R: Councillor CJ Smith – White, Councillor Darren Henry, Councillor John Adams, Councillor Shawn Plain and Councillor Charlie Maness.

Council Meetings

Regular Council Meetings (RCM) are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month.  Should the RCM fall on a holiday, then the meeting will be held on the following Tuesday.  The Council Meeting Agenda Item deadline is the Tuesday prior to the RCM at 3:00 pm.

If a Community Members wishes to address Council please submit the Council Request Form.

Standing Committees 

Community Services Committee

Councillors: Mike Jackson and Tony Jacobs
Community Members: Jordan Day, Sandy Waring, Taylor Plain

Economic Development Committee

Councillors: Lareina Rising and Tom Maness
Community Members: Sherri Crowley, Willard Williams, Susan Rogers

Education Committee

Councillors: June Simon, Shawn Plain and Mike Jackson
Community Members: Sally Parkinson, Lorrie Giorgi, Shari Eyre

Environment Committee

Councillors: Dallas Sinopole and Tony Jacobs
Community Members: Janelle Nahmabin, Bonnie Plain, Jayla Renea Giorgi

Health Committee

Councillors: Darren Henry and Joanne Rogers
Community Members: Christine Plain, Sara Williams, Holly Foster

Housing Committee

Councillors: June Simon and Lareina Rising
Community Members: Ashley Jackson, Freida Stewart, Randy Rogers

Governance Committee

Councillors: Darren Henry and Dallas Sinopole
Community Members: Kristal Nahmabin, Matthew Stone, Natasha Adams

Council Internal Appointments

Personnel Committee: Human Resource, Band Manager, Finance Coordinator, Councillors: Mike Jackson, Shawn Plain, and John Adams
Finance Committee: Band Manager, Finance Coordinator, Councillors: June Simon, Lareina Rising, and Tom Maness
Lands and Resource Committee: Lands Management Coordinator, Chief Chris Plain, Councillors: Shawn Plain and Dallas Sinopole. Alternate – Lareina Rising

Council External Appointments

Mnaasged Board Member- Councillor Mike Jackson
Tecumseh Board Member- Councillor Tom Maness
Southern First Nation Secretariat- Councillor Shawn Plain
Chippewa Industrial Developments Limited (CIDL) Council Representative- Councillor Tony Jacobs, Alternate Councillor Tom Maness
Stepping Stones, Board of Directors- Councillor Darren Henry
Community Awareness and Emergency Response (CAER) Board of Directors- Councillor Mike Jackson
Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre Inc. Board of Directors- Alphonse Aquash
Wulaawsuwiikaan Health Lodge, Board of Directors- Chief Chris Plain
London Districts Chiefs Council- Chief Chris Plain
Southwest Chiefs Council- Chief Chris Plain
UOI, Governance Working Group- Pending




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