The MCFN Governance Capacity Development Project

Governance Coordinating Committee (GCC)

Kyle Bateson

Deb Ewing

Jackie Fletcher

Victoria Pezzo

Shawn Pine, Councillor Liaison

Michael Nolan, Councillor Liaison (alternate)

Elizabeth Angeconeb (Project  Coordinator) 

List of Codes/Policies

Administration Code

Election Code

Membership Code

Land and Resources Code


Chief and Council Policy

Committee Policy

Communications Policy

Conflict of Interest Policy

Email Policy

Employment Policy

Financial Policy

Redress Mechanisms Policy

Social Media Policy

To view the Codes and Policies you must go to the Member's Only Page

What the GCC Does
  • lengthy discussion over several drafts

  • agreement on wording is by consensus

  • final draft agreed to in principle by the committee

  • final drafts are forwarded to Chief and Council for their review and approval

  • agenda and minutes for each meeting are reviewed/amended and approved

How the GCC Works
  • meets by teleconference or in person in Sault Ste. Marie

  • review and updating of codes and policies

  • development of new codes and policies

  • review of relevant research, other codes and policies, including those of other First Nations

  • makes recommendations to Chief and Council re governance issues

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