Gwektaadzaajig / Elders Advisory Council (EAC)

The Gwetkaadzaajig (EAC) was initiated in October 2016 and their role is to assist KGCFS within an advisory capacity to provide insight, guidance and advice to the Board of Directors.

The Gwetkaadzaajig (EAC) will make recommendations that will assist to identify areas of development on the future of the agency’s wide range in the delivery of services to involve Anishinabemowin Language, Traditions, Cultural practices including guidance in ceremonies, teachings and in the retention, reintroducing and reviving spiritual values within all agency levels.

In accordance to the Terms of Reference, The Gwektaadzaajig will consist of two (2) appointed Elder representatives from each member First Nation in representation on the Gwektaadzaajig/Elders Advisory Council (EAC).

2019: Ken Antoine, Zhiibaahaasing, Jake Ago-neh, Sheguiandah, Bill Antonie, Zhiibaahaasing, Elizabeth Laford, Sheshegwaning, Joyce Madahbee, Aundeck Omni Kaning, Jean McGregor-Andrews, Whitefish River, Muriel Assinewai, Wiikwemkoong, Gerry Kaboni, Wiikwemkoong, Terry Debassige, M’Chigeeng. Missing: Marie McLeod, Sheshegwaning, Marion McGregor, Whitefish River.