MCA Announces Hiring of Housing Director

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce the hiring of the Department of Housing’s new director. On April 16, 2018, we welcomed Ms. Charmaine Caldwell to the position.

Ms. Caldwell has been an employee of the Department of Housing for the past several years and had been serving in the capacity of acting director for the past year.  Ms. Caldwell comes to us with more than 15 years of managerial experience inclusive of working at a senior level.  She is very knowledgeable about the Department of Housing and its services.  Her expertise and experience in working with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) made her an excellent candidate for the position.  She’s also very experienced in financial management and policy development. 

Chief Darryl Lazore, Housing Portfolio said, “We were very impressed with how Ms. Caldw

ell has delivered and managed community housing projects in Akwesasne over the last year. She has also demonstrated leadership and a commitment to enhanced community services while in the acting assignment.”

Executive Director, Jordan Wapass also added, “With Ms. Caldwell, we are adding a valuable member to our senior team who will no doubt make important contributions to the community of Akwesasne. We are excited to have her join the team.”

Ms. Caldwell is committed to providing optimal services to the community members of Akwesasne.  Please join us in welcoming Ms. Charmaine Caldwell to the position of director of Housing.