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:
|Deputy Chief||Johanna Desmoulin|
|Communications & Outreach||Louis Kwissiwa, Hannah Desmoulin & Johanna Desmoulin|
|Finance||Thurston Kwissiwa, Wayne Sabourin & Jeff Desmoulin|
|Human Resources||Wayne Sabourin|
|Health & Safety/Emergency Services||Clyde Jacobs & Vern McWatch|
|Education||Johanna Desmoulin, Louis Kwissiwa, Vern McWatch|
|Economic Development & White Lake Resources Corp.||John Kwissiwa & Clyde Jacobs||Acts as resource person/liaison to WLRC
& related boards.
|Energy & Energy LPs||Wayne Sabourin, Jeff Desmoulin & Clyde Jacobs||Acts as resource person/liaison to GAEC
& related boards.
|Health & Social||Thurston Kwissiwa & Jeff Desmoulin||Includes appointment to Dilico
Ojibway Child and Family Services, Drug Committee.
|Youth||Louis Kwissiwa & Hannah Desmoulin|
|Policing||John Kwissiwa, Hanna Desmoulin & Clyde Jacobs||Includes appointment to policing
committee, APS Board of Directors.
|Lands & Resources||Vern McWatch, Jeff Desmoulin, John Kwissiwa|
|Ontario Works||Wayne Sabourin|
|Community Assets/Water Works||To be determined.|
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.