Administration

Our Administration team supports the day-to-day business functions of Nipissing First Nation and works to deliver the mandate established by Chief and Council.

Administrative staff provide guidance and support to the organization; prepare and distribute agendas, minutes, notices and announcements; coordinate events; and address inquiries from community members, external partners, funders and agencies, as well as the general public and media.

Our Chief Executive Officer and Director of Administration oversee the following administrative functions:  Communications, Emergency Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Reception Services, Specials Events Coordination, and Special Projects Management.  

To view our organizational chart, please click here: Administrative Structure.

For more information on the roles of the Chief, Council, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Administration, please click here: Governance Roles


Contact Information

Dwayne Nashkawa, Emyaa’Wsed (Chief Executive Officer)
705-753-2050 ext. 1222 | dwaynen@nfn.ca

Freda Martel, Eniigaazid Enokiiwaad (Director of Administration)
705-753-2050 ext. 1223 | fredam@nfn.ca

Geneviève Couchie, Wiinmaaged Ezhwebak (Communications Officer)
705-753-2050 ext. 1270 | genc@nfn.ca

Kimberly Salvaneschi, E-Niigaanzid / Waadookaazod (Executive Assistant)
705-753-2050 ext. 1229 |kims@nfn.ca

Elaine Commanda, E-Niigaanzid / Waadookaazod (Receptionist)
705-753-2050 ext. 0 | elainec@nfn.ca