Murray Maracle - Education Director
Murray is from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and has been with the UOI/AEI since 2006. His position entails responsibility for the over-all administration, direction, and alignment of all areas of education and training. This includes responsibility for the daily operations of the AEI and the general education issues within the UOI Communities.
Mindy Taylor - Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative Coordinator
Mindy is a member from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and has been with the UOI/AEI since 2008. As part of her role with the UOI education, she is responsible for bringing new ideas on Health Programming to AEI as well as developing new Health Programs for AEI.
Jennifer Fletcher - Organizational Resource Analyst
Jennifer is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation and has been with the AEI since 1997. Her position entails responsibilities for the development and maintenance of a multi-year business plan, resource management, and organizational development of the AEI.
Heather Green SSW, BSW, MEd - Education Development Officer - Social Services
Heather is a Mohawk woman, mother of two girls and has one grandchild, and resides on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Heather has a Masters of Adult Education and Community Development Degree from the Ontario Institute Studies of Education (OISE), University of Toronto. Sixty percent of the courses that Heather studied were Aboriginal focused. Heather also has a Bachelor of Social Work Degree (Highest Hon.) from Carleton University and Social Service Worker Diploma (SSW) from Loyalist College. Heather became part of the team at Anishinabek Educational Institute in March of 2012 to assist in the start-up and delivery of an Indigenous Social Work Program. Heather has a strong commitment to Indigenous education, and is interested in holistic education that promotes positive personal and professional development with First Nations people.
Fort William Campus
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Frank Cooper - Programs Office Support Assistant
Frank is a member of the Munsee-Delaware First Nation and has been with the AEI since 2006. He is responsible to assist with the program administrative and reporting services of the site including: public relations; marketing/recruitment and student intake; support of the day-to-day operation of the site and its services to the students.
Sue Ireland - Registrar Services Coordinator
Sue is a member of the Oneida First Nation and has been with the AEI since 1999. She is responsible for maintaining a smooth working relationship between the AEI and partner institutions. She is also responsible for maintaining communication and liaises with student sponsoring agencies and assist students with alternate funding sources when necessary.
Barb Tabobandung - Program Assistant
Barb is a member of the Wasauksing First Nation and started as the Office Assistant in February 2011. Barb began as the Program Assistant in 2016 and her position provides support to the Education Development Officers, students and instructors at the AEI Munsee-Delaware site.
Kassandra Sturgeon - Clerk/Receptionist
Kassandra is a member of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, and has been with the AEI since August of 2016. Kassandra's title at the AEI-MDN location is Clerk/Reception. Within her position, she provides office support to staff as well as clerical assistance to students required for the effective operation of the AEI Munsee-Delaware site.
Jennifer Fletcher - Acting Site Coordinator
Jennifer is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation and has been with the AEI since 1997. Her position as the Acting Site Coordinator is to ensure the responsibility for the day to day administration and alignment of on-campus and community-based post-secondary and certificate program delivery. She is committed to creating and maintaining a learning environment that is comfortable, supportive, and based on the values of sharing, caring, and respect.
Jan McLeod - Registrar Services Coordinator
Jan is a member of the Nipissing First Nation and has been with the AEI since 2008. She is responsible for assisting with the program administration and reporting services of the site including: public relations; marketing/recruitment and student intake; support of the day-to-day operation of the site and its services to the students.
Kelly McLeod - Promotions and Recruitment Coordinator
Kelly is a member of the Nipissing First Nation and has a son and two daughters. She joined the AEI team in 2016. Kelly is responsible for overseeing the coordination of promotional and recruitment activities, events and oversees development, procurement and dissemination of promotional materials and supplies. She has an extensive background in marketing and planning events, graphic design, and business management.
Katie Twance, HBA - Education Development Officer
Katie is a member of Pic River First Nation. She completed her undergrad at Nipissing University where she received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Katie is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day requirements of organizing the program delivery and academic support for all students registered in AEI’s on-campus and community-based programs.
Jazmine Glass, RPN - Education Development Officer
Jazmine is a member of the Nipissing First Nation. She joined the AEI team in February of 2016 and is a Registered Practical Nurse who received her Diploma at AEI. Jazmine is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day requirements of organizing the program delivery and academic support for all students registered in AEI’s health programs.
Rachel Lafferty, ECE, BSc, BEd, OCT - Education Development Officer - Childhood Development
Rachel grew up in the Kingston area, has lived in Niagara for ten years, and now resides in the Gravenhurst area. Rachel is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT), with a Bachelor's degree in Education, a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Health Science, as well as a college diploma in Early Childhood Education in addition to Special Education Additional Qualification courses (ETFO) and Developmental Service Worker courses. Rachel is also pursuing a Master of Education graduate degree with a focus on Distance Education (MDDE). Rachel is responsible for the coordination of the NECE diploma program, serves as an NECE instructor and tutor, and participates in AEI promotional activities.
Christine Babinski, BA - Coordinator's Assistant
Christine lives in North Bay, Ontario and is a member of the Eagle Village First Nation. Christine possesses a 3-Year Business Administration Marketing Diploma, and a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Studies. Her position is to assist the AEI Site Coordinator with all daily operations and provide program administrative support. As well, Christine provides support to the AEI course instructors and students.
Bobbie Maxwell - Program Assistant
Bobbie is a member of the Temagami First Nation and is thrilled to be back in North Bay as the AEI Program Assistant. The Program Assistant’s responsibilities are to oversee and facilitate program support functions for the Education Development Officers, support students and contracted faculty, and maintain program files for the campus.
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