ADVISORY COUNCIL 

ELDERS

Elder Claudette Commanda

Elder Andrew Wesley

CO-CHAIRS

Juliette Nicolet 

Policy Director, Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Brittany Twiss 

National Director, Pro Bono Students Canada

MEMBERS

Alana Robert

Articling Student, McCarthy Tetrault

Alyssa Flaherty-Smith 

Associate, Gowling WLG

Charlene Baglien 

Executive Director, Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

Frankie Antone

Board Member, N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre

Jennifer Dockstader 

Executive Director, Fort Eerie Native Friendship Centre

John Brown 

Legal and Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives, McCarthy Tetrault

Karen Drake 

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School & Former Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission 

Maurice Switzer 

Principal, Nimkii Communications;

Board Member, North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre & Former Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Michelle Lantier 

Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Ramona Reece 

Human Rights Advisor, Human Rights Legal Support Centre

Sherri Helgason 

Director, Complaints Coordination and Equal Access Division, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Tara McDonald 

Law Student, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

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