A Charitable Organization
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
following volunteers were elected
on July 25, 2016 from
the corporation's Membership to the Native
People of Sudbury Development Corporation Board
of Directors for the 2016-2017 term:
Nahwegahbow is a member of the Whitefish River First Nation.
Angela is honored to participate with the NPSDC Board.
While growing up she lived in a Native Housing unit in
Espanola. As a tenant Angela gained an appreciation for the
work that the NPSDC does by providing safe and affordable
housing to First Nations people.
While attending Laurentian University Angela was a
volunteer Board Director of Native People of Sudbury
Development Corporation from 2000 to 2005, serving in the
positions of both Vice-President and Treasurer over that
period of time. During that time
she was also employed with the N'Swakamok Native friendship
center in the CAP-C and U.M.A.Y.C programs. Angela has also
worked with the Elizabeth Fry Society.
After attending Nippissing University to obtain her
Bachelors of Education, Angela accepted employment at
Peetabeck Academy on Fort Albany, a fly in community on the
James Bay coast. There she worked and lived for 5 years
teaching grade 2 and enjoying life in the Far North.
Angela returned to the Greater City of Sudbury in the
latter part of 2010.
Tony Tyson was born and
raised in Killarney, Ontario. He now lives with his wife in
Sudbury, Ontario and is employed with the N'Swakamok Native
Friendship Centre as a Lifelong Care Worker. Tony
enjoys meeting with and helping Elders in the Native
community in his current job. He also enjoys learning about
and practicing Native culture.
Tony attended LoEllen Park
Secondary school. He later attended Cambrian College to
obtain a diploma in Mental Health and another diploma in
Native Community Counselling Development.
Tony became a Director with
Native People of Sudbury Development Corporation so that he
could continue his path of helping members of the Native
community, and so that he could also help people who are
living away First Nations to keep in touch with one another.
Tony was elected to the Board in July 2014.
In his spare time Tony plays
golf and scuba dives. Over the years, Tony has volunteered
his service with the N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre,
the Joe McDonald Football League and the Gladiators Football
Kevin FitzMaurice has been teaching in the discipline of
Native Studies for the
past thirteen years. He is a graduate of Trent's Indigenous
doctoral program and an ongoing student of Anishnaabe/Cree
Kevin began teaching as an Instructor with Trent
Indigenous Studies department and is now an Assistant
Professor at the
University of Sudbury, Native Studies where he specializes
politics and Aboriginal peoples, Aboriginal governance,
criminal justice, urbanization, and Native critical theory.
presently involved in community based, interdisciplinary
research in the
areas of housing and homelessness, urbanization, and
to be posted at a later date.
to be posted at a later date.
Executive Director of the corporation, was once again
appointed as non-voting Secretary of the corporation for the
Anyone interested in
becoming a Member of Native People of Sudbury Development
Corporation can submit a letter of interest and a detailed resume
to the attention of the Board of Directors for consideration. If
the application is approved, a $2.00 Membership Fee will be
charged. Members are advised of, and can vote at, Annual General
Meetings and Special Members' Meetings. They are also mailed a
copy of the corporation's quarterly newsletter.
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