Submitted by: Glen Lipinski, MNO Community Relations Coordinator
MNO Niagara Region Métis Council Governance and Finance Training. (Left to
right) Garry Laframboise, Giselle Legiehn, Amanda Pont-Shanks, Derrick Pont,
Barbara-Anne Wright, Reg Bernier and Leah Brown.
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Niagara Region Métis Council participated in the MNO’s two-day Governance and Finance Training from October 19-20.
The training was facilitated by Glen Lipinski, MNO Consultation and Community Relations Coordinator and Beth Honsberger, MNO Community Relations Coordinator.
The two-day training focused on Governance and began with a “Métis 101”. Additional topics covered included: visioning, challenges, opportunities and planning for Councils. Lipinski and Honsberger also concentrated on Finance and the New Relationship Fund. They delivered sessions focusing on policies, procedures, aspects of budgeting and general reporting.
In attendance from the MNO Niagara Region Métis Council were: Garry Laframboise, Giselle Legiehn, Amanda Pont-Shanks, Derrick Pont, Barbara-Anne Wright, Reg Bernier, and Leah Brown