Unama’ki College Advisory Board

Unama’ki College has an Advisory Board comprised of local and regional Indigenous community and education leaders, including Elders and others with a demonstrated commitment to Indigenous post-secondary education. Its primary role will be to advise Unama’ki College and Cape Breton University in the development, promotion, and support of post-secondary education for Indigenous peoples.

As of January 2018 the Unama’ki College Advisory Board consists of:

Brian Arbuthnot, CEO, Wagmatcook
Elizabeth Cremo, Eskasoni School Board
Chief Leroy Denny, Eskasoni
Tanya Francis, Education Director, Paq’tnkek
Sharon Germain, Coordinator, Mi’kmaq-Maliseet BSW Program
Darren Googoo, Director of Education, Membertou
Amanda Johnson, Manager, Potlotek Education
Don Julien, Executive Director, Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Gordon Mac Ivor, Director of Education, Waycobah
Albert Marshall, Elder, Eskasoni
Marlene Martin, Education Advisor, Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
John Jerome Paul, Director of Program Services, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey
Velvet Paul, Director of Education, Sipekne’katik
Chief P. J. Prosper, Paq’tnkek
Laurianne Sylvester, Director of First Nations Students Services, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey

For further information regarding the selection process please contact Unama’ki College