Akwesasne Health Advisory Board

Composition Of Members:     7 appointed community members

Name District Term/Term Expires
 Gail McDonald  Elder – Tsi Snaíhne 3 years/2020
 Vacant  Tsi Snaíhne 3 years/
 Lori Thompson  Elder – Kawehnò:ke 3 years/2022
 Natalie Leaf  Kawehnò:ke 3 years/2022
 Carol Thompson  Elder – Kaná:takon 3 years/2020
 Vacant  Kaná:takon 3 years/
 Vacant  Youth Representative 3 years/

Portfolio Chiefs as Ex-officio status by Mohawk Council Resolution

Name District Expires
 Chief April Adams-Phillips Tsi Snaíhne June 2021
 Chief Tobi Mitchell Tsi Snaíhne June 2021

This Board is the community liaison on health issues by providing advice and support to Council and Akwesasne Department of Health. The Board develops and implements appropriate policies, programs and services that reflect traditional and community and values to provide efficient and responsive health programs and services.

Chairperson & Contact Number: No Chair, contact Tess Benedict (613) 575-2341 Ext. 3301
Authority:   MCR # 1999/2000-#208
Tenure:       Each Member will sit on the Board for a term of three (3) years. The Portfolio Chief shall serve on the Board for the duration of their term of office.
Charter:      Akwesasne Health Board Charter MCR 2013/2014 – # 053
Call-Out:      Currently accepting letters of interest for vacancies
Status:          Active
Honorarium:  In accordance with the MCA honorarium policy.