MNO Senators who attended the MNO AGA in Peterborough in August 2018. Front (l-r): Ray Bergie, Verna Porter-Brunelle, Reta Gordon, Rene Gravelle, Roland St. Germain, Joe Poitras Middle (l-r): Richard Meilleur, Guy Mandeville, Cecile Wagar, Christina Acton, Parmallia Burgie, Patsy Dryden, Karen Cederwell, Gerry Courville, Marlene Greenwood, Ken Fraser, Gerry Bedford, Joyceline Rose, Gary Laframboise, Maryjane Buttenham, Brenda Powley, John George, Carol Levis, Terry Bloom Back (l-r): Kevin Rath, Robert Lloyd, Alphonse Roussin, Larry Duval, Ken Simard, Brian Gouliquer, Jim Turner, Fernande Fearn

Senators have a special place in Métis culture, the Métis Nation of Ontario and in its governance structure. Highly respected for their knowledge, values, and experience.

Senators provide an elder’s presence at community events and meetings, and they help to keep Métis culture alive by sharing Métis traditions and ways of life. One Senator sits as a member of each Community Council and a total of four Senators, including one Executive Senator, sit on the PCMNO.Senators have a special place in Métis culture, the Métis Nation of Ontario and in its governance structure. Highly respected for their knowledge, values, and experience.

PCMNO Executive Senator

Ray Bergie

PCMNO Senators

Shelly Claus

Rene Gravelle

Joseph Poitras

MNO Chartered Community Council Senators

MNO Atikokan Métis Council – Senator Brian Gouliquer
MNO Barrie South-Simcoe Metis Council – Vacant
MNO Chapleau Métis Council – Semator John Bruneau
MNO Clear Waters Métis Council – Senator Susan Harding
MNO Credit River Métis Council – Senator James Tolles
MNO Georgian Bay Métis Council – Senator Gwen Lindsay
MNO Greenstone Métis Council – Senator Patricia Dryden
MNO Grand River Métis Council – Senator Leslie-Anne Muma
MNO Great Lakes Métis Council – Senator James Stranks
MNO High Land Waters Métis Council – Senator Robert Lloyd Sr.
MNO Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council – Senator Shirley Loubert
MNO Kenora Métis Council – Senator Karen Cederwall
MNO Mattawa Métis Council – Senator Joyceline Rose
MNO Moon River Métis Council – Senator Brunelle Victor
MNO Niagara Region Métis Council – Senator Garry Laframboise
MNO North Bay Métis Council – Senator Marlene Greenwood
MNO North Channel Métis Council – Senator Fernand McCoy
MNO Northern Lights Métis Council – Senator Gerry Courville
MNO Northwest Métis Council – Senator Alphonse Roussin
MNO Oshawa and Durham Métis Council – Senator Cecile Wagar
MNO Ottawa Métis Regional Council – Senator Parmallia Burgie
MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council – Senator Terrance Bloom
MNO Sudbury Métis Council – Vacant
MNO Sunset Country Métis Council – Senator John George
MNO Superior North Shore Métis Council – Senator Paul Turpin
MNO Temiskaming Métis Council – Senator Liliane Ethier
MNO Thames Bluewater Metis Council – Senator Gloria Thomson
MNO Thunder Bay Métis Council – Senator Debra Grebenc
MNO Timmins Métis Council – Senator Come Lefebvre
MNO Toronto-York Region Métis Council – Senator Suzanne Brunelle
MNO Windsor-Essex-Kent Métis Council – Senator Shelly Claus

Veterans Senator

Senator Guy Mandeville C.D.

Honourary Senators

Senator Gerry Bedford
Senator Gordon Calder
Senator Reta Gordon
Senator Roland St.Germain
Senator Olivine Tiedema
Senator Audrey Vallee
Senator Ruth Wagner

Updated: July 13, 2020