Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors consists of the following individuals:
Tana-Leigh Harty is the Chair of Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation and the Corporate Relations & Communications Advisor for Ontario Power Generation, Northwest Operations. Tana-Leigh is excited to be part of an organization that contributes to the health, happiness and wellbeing of Anishinabek children.
Yolanda Wanakamik is the Vice-Chair of Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation and a member of Whitesand First Nation. She works for Dilico as an Integrated Policy Officer. Yolanda is a graduate of Confederation College and Lakehead University and is currently enrolled in a Masters program. Yolanda has a diverse background of experience in Aboriginal governance, politics, health, tourism/marketing, social services and a strong sense of community involvement.
Jason Dulude is a Chartered Professional Accountant and is currently is the role of the Director of Finance and Corporate Services with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care. Jason was born and raised in Thunder Bay and has worked in various senior management level positions both in Thunder Bay and outside of Canada.
Crystal Davey is a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner and lecturer with Lakehead University’s School of Nursing program. She obtained her Master of Public Health (Nursing Specialization) in 2010. Her research interests include cultural safety in the health care setting, Indigenous health, and health equity. She is the Regional Aboriginal Cancer Lead for the Northwestern Ontario region with Cancer Care Ontario in partnership with Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Her career includes work with Indigenous individuals, families, and communities. Her spirit name is Zongwe Biineskwe (Sounding Thunderbird Woman). She currently resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario and is a member of Biinjitiwabek Zaaging Anishnaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation).
Kristian is the Youth Board Member for Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation. She is a member of Pays Plat First Nation and currently pursuing her educational goals. Kristian joined the Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation because she believes every Anishinabek youth has full potential to be successful in their dreams.