The Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of its new president Celina Malcolm and its new and returning board members after its membership vote at the 2022 Annual General Meeting on September 28.

NAFC would like to send an extended thank you to outgoing executive board members, Lisa Bourque (former president), Carmen Wells (former vice president), Amber Jane Wall (former treasurer) and Paul O’Leary (former board member) for their leadership and commitments to the Centre.

“We appreciate the hard work and efforts from our former board members. The past few years have seen many successes and challenges during their governance with the impact to the Centre from the 2020 Fort McMurray flood and the global pandemic,” said NAFC Executive Director Stacy Gillingham. 

“As the Nistawoyou staff continues to strive by developing more ways to engage with members and the community. We look forward to the new president and board members governing the future direction of the Centre and ensuring it continues to have sufficient resources provided for our organization.”

The new appointments and returning members for the Nistawoyou Governance includes: 

NAFC Elder: Lorraine Corrigan

Executive Board: Celina Malcolm – President (one-year term), Rhonda Robinson – Vice President (two-year term), Debbie Moses – Treasurer, returning (one-year term) and Melanie Walsh – Secretary (one-year term)

Board Members: Marie Cheecham (two-year term), Joelle Erskine (one-year term), Roger Grondines (two-year term), Lori-Lei Mercredi (two-year term) and Cleo Reece, returning (one-year term)

For further inquiries, please contact the Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre’s Executive Director Stacy Gillingham at