Chief and Council

Chief and Council for the 2022-2024 term.

Chief Chris Plain


  • Joanne Rogers
  • June Simon
  • Darren Henry
  • 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, 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: June Simon, John Adams
Community Members: Kelly Rogers, James Wrightman, Malynda Maness

Economic Development Committee

Councillors: Justin “CJ” Smith – White, Sherri Crowley
Community Members: Tom Maness, Vicki Ware, Tina Johnston

Education Committee

Councillors: Joanne Rogers, Sherri Crowley
Community Members: Shari Eyre, Ashley Maness, Tony Jacobs

Environment Committee

Councillors: Janelle Nahmabin, Charlie Maness, Justin “CJ” Smith – White
Community Members: Bonnie Plain, Deb Plain, Carolyn Nahmabin

Health Committee

Councillors: Darren Henry, June Simon
Community Members: Michael Jackson, Lorrie Giorgi, Sara Wiliams

Housing Committee

Councillors: Charlie Maness
Community Members: Lance Rising, Daniel Ware, Shelley Redmond

Governance Committee

Councillors: Janelle Nahmabin, Darren Henry
Community Members: Stephanie Stone, Cynthia Lacroix, Todd Williams

Council Internal Appointments

Personnel Committee: Human Resource, Band Manager, Finance Coordinator
Finance Committee: Band Manager, Finance Coordinator, Chief Chris Plain, Councillor Sherri Crowley, and Councillor John Adams
Lands and Resource Committee: Lands Management Coordinator, Chief Chris Plain, Councillor Darren Henry, and Councillor Justin “CJ” Smith-White

Council External Appointments

Mnaasged Board Member- Councillor June Simon
Tecumseh Board Member- Chief Chris Plain
Southern First Nation Secretariat-
Chippewa Industrial Developments Limited (CIDL) Council Representative- Councillor Justin “CJ” Smith-White, Alternate – Councillor Charles “Charlie” Maness
Stepping Stones, Board of Directors- Councillor Darren Henry
Community Awareness and Emergency Response (CAER) Board of Directors- Councillor John Adams
Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre Inc. Board of Directors- Councillor Janelle Nahmabin
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



Summer Student Postings

Greenhouse – Closes June 28th, 2024 at 4:30pm health promotion – Closes June 20th 2024, at 4:30pm health centre summer camp – Closes June 28th, 2024 at 4:30pm Council Clerk Administrative Assistant – Closes June 20th, 2024 by 4:30pm child family services – Closes June 20th, 2024 at 4:30pm tribeune – Closes June 28th, 2024

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