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Appointee Biographies

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation

ADAM BROWN

Adam Brown is a Chartered Professional Accountant by training. Adam has enjoyed a diverse career in public accounting, mining, forestry and healthcare. Currently serving as the CEO of North of Superior Healthcare Group. Adam leads a dedicated healthcare team of approximately two hundred in the communities of Marathon and Terrace Bay, in Northern Ontario. As a long time resident of Northern Ontario, Adam is passionate about the health, social and economic well being of the region and commits his personal and professional efforts to supporting community success through a practical, solution focused management style.

TINA FORSYTH

Tina Forsyth is Municipal Treasurer and Deputy Clerk for the Township of White River. She is currently Secretary of the Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation, Secretary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 169 and Secretary and Treasurer of the White River Community Food Bank Committee. Ms. Forsyth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Lake Superior State University.

GRANT GOODWIN

Grant Goodwin is a former Economic Development Manager and Director of Parks Culture and Recreation for Township of Manitouwadge. His community involvement includes serving as committee member for the Manitouwadge Committee Ducks Unlimited.

JOANNE MICHANO

JoAnne Michano is a Band Manager for Biigtigong Nishnaabeg. Her community involvement includes serving as Band Manager and Chief Executive Officer for the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg.

JESSE GAUDETTE

Jesse Gaudette is a proud member of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg. He attended Sault College from 2013-2015 where he studied Natural Environment Technician. Over the summer seasons while attending Sault College, he was employed through Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg's summer student program, and placed in the Lands and Resources department for 3 consecutive summers. After his education, he sought employment in the Forestry Industry and was hired on with Jackfish River Mananagement, based out of Hornepayne, ON. Subsequent to Jackfish, he was hired on with Maygwayyawk Forestry Services (MFS), based out of White River, ON., where I was a forestry technician. He is currently employed with Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg as the Lands and Resources manager.

JULIE ROYWARD

Julie Royward is the Chief Financial Officer with the Hornepayne Community Hospital. Ms. Roy-Ward is a former CAO/Clerk with the Township of Hornepayne. Her commw1ity involvement includes Director with the NordAski Board of Directors as well as past terms as a Delegate of the Northern Credit Union, as Vice President of the Hornepayne Economic Development Committee and as Secretary of the Hornepayne Three Bears Daycare Board of Directors. Ms. Roy-·Ward holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics with the University of Waterloo.