Paul Bagordo has 35 years' experience in the development of human resource service systems, organizational development and the design, advocacy, training and development of balanced and respectful partnerships between Canadian service systems and Aboriginal peoples. He has worked with dozens of non/Aboriginal and Aboriginal organizations in human service, business, industry, and education.
He has operated his own consulting and training company; Bagordo Consulting and Training Services Inc. for the past 28 years. His work has been focused on capacity development and organizational infrastructure design. His work covers business, community, industry and educational development. He holds a Master's Degree in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University and has volunteered his services in the following capacities:
- Ontario Trillium Foundation Member
- Regional Grant Review Team
- Aboriginal Policy Reference Group
- Board of Directors
- Future Fund Chair
- Grant Liason Committee Vice-chair
- Kirkland and District Community
- Spruce Hill Lodge
- Foundation Executive Member
- Matheson Learning Centre
John Turner is the Moose Cree First Nation
representative on the MECC and works as a negotiator and advisor to the MCFN on
issues related to lands and resources. He has worked extensively in the area of
traditional ecological knowledge and traditional land use research.
After graduating from High School in North Bay John
spent a number of years as a full time trapper and continues to spend time on
the land practicing traditional harvesting activities. He led the organization
of the Omushkegowuk Harvesters Association and went on to work at the
Mushkegowuk Council as the Associate Director of Lands and Resources. He was a
member of the Moose River / James Bay Coalition during the Ontario Hydro Demand
Supply Plan Environmental Assessment. He has also worked for the Moose Cree
First Nation Lands and Resources Unit.
John is also a Board member of Sagashtawao Healing Lodge
since 1994 and is a Board member for the Fur Harvesters Auction in North Bay.
Gabriel Archibald is member of the Mattagami Extension
Coordinating Committee representing the First Nation of Taykwa Tagamou. I was
appointed to the Committee in May of 2010 by Chief Linda Job. I was born and
raised in Moosonee, Ontario. I named to this Committee to oversee the Terms and
Conditions of the (EA) Environmental Assessment
Jamey Deforge is a member of the MECC representing
Ontario Power Generation. Jamey graduated from the University of Western
Ontario, with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Jamey worked for
Ontario Hydro/Ontario Power Generation for the past 16 years. He has held
various positions, but has most recently spent the last 8 years as the
Northeast Plant Groups, Asset and Technical Services Manager based out of
Timmins. Jamey has spent in his entire career in the North and is very familiar
with the operation and maintenance of the Lower Mattagami stations.