Submitted by: Glen Lipinski, MNO Consultation and Community Relations Coordinator
Participants of the MNO Oshawa and Durham Region Métis Council
Governance and Finance Training. (Left to right) front row: Janet Huttmann,
Kristin Randall and Frances Harris. Centre row: Cecile Wagar and Auriele
Diotte. Back Row: Joe McCaveney, Jeanette Ireland, Kevin Henry, André Bossé,
Ted McNally and Michael Diotte.
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Oshawa and Durham Region Métis Council participated in the MNO’s two-day Governance and Finance Training from November 2-3.
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.