Chief & Council
The Pic Mobert First Nation is governed by a duly elected Chief and Council. The rules for election are established by the federal department of Indian Affairs. Terms of office are two years. The formula for council is one (1) councilor per one hundred (100) Band Members.
Pic Mobert First Nation has signed a Band Council Resolution (BCR) regarding transparency vis-a-vis the Chief and Council Policy.
Under this BCR the Policy is to be made available to the public and can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking here.
Each member of the Band Council has signed an Oath of Office as part of their commitment to accountability. This oath confirms the various commitments and obligations that each of the Council members have pledged to the Band membership. Learn more and view copies of the signed Oaths here.
Pic Mobert First Nation
P.O. Box 717
There are nine elected Council Members:
- Vern McWatch
- Jeff Desmoulin
- Louis Kwissiwa
- Hannah Desmoulin
- Jessica McWatch
- Thurston Kwissiwa
- Clyde Jacobs
- Christopher Bananish Sr.
- Theresa Bananish
|Deputy Chief||Louis Kwissiwa||NA|
|Governance||Louis Kwissiwa||Chris Bananish,
|Communications||Thurston Kwissiwa||Louis Kwissiwa|
|Finance||Johanna Desmoulin||Jeff Desmoulin|
|Personnel||Johanna Desmoulin||Vern McWatch|
|Economic Development||Jeff Desmoulin||Includes acting as liaison to White Lake LP|
|Housing||Thurston Kwissiwa||Vern McWatch|
|Public Works||Chris Bananish||Vern McWatch|
|Health & Social Services||Vern McWatch||Jeff Desmoulin||Includes appointment to Dilico
Ojibway Child and Family Services Board of Directors.
|Education||Louis Kwissiwa||Jessica McWatch|
|Netamisakomik Centre of Education||Jessica McWatch||Vern McWatch,
|Culture & Language||Hannah Desmoulin||Vern McWatch|
|Lands & Resources||Clyde Jacobs||Johanna Desmoulin|
|Policing||Jeff Desmoulin||Clyde Jacobs||Includes appointment to APS Board of Directors.|
|Energy||Theresa Bananish||Louis Kwissiwa||Includes acting as liaison to Gitchi Animki and Gilzis Power LPs.|
|Comprehensive Community Planning||Thurston Kwissiwa||Jessica McWatch,
|Emergency Services & Planning||Johanna Desmoulin||Vern McWatch|
|Ontario Works||Chris Bananish|
Council Meeting Minutes
Do you wish to address the Chief and Council?
The Chief and Council wish to provide opportunities for Band members to address a meeting of the Chief and Council.