Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic Legal advice and assistance to residents of the District of Thunder Bay, particularly Aboriginal people, who need assistance with poverty law issues

Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2020/21

Alta Fenton                                         President                                           Thunder Bay

Mary Day                                            Vice-President                                   Armstrong

Candace Davies                                  Treasurer                                          Nipigon

Robyn Medicine                                  Secretary                                          Thunder Bay

Michael Deschamps Sr.                     Director                                             Marathon

Audrey Achneepineskum                  Director                                             Geraldton

Bonnie Vermette                                Director                                             Thunder Bay

Staff – Thunder Bay:

Jessica Barry                                       Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Sally Colquhoun                                 Coordinator of Legal Services

Kim Facca                                            Community Legal Worker

Esma Haider                                       Community Legal Worker, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


Teri Hofer                                            Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Cindy Johnson                                    Assistant Director of Administration

Iris Johnson                                        Librarian

Kelly King                                            Administrative Assistant

Tracey Lasook                                     Licensed Paralegal

Claire Littleton                                    Staff Lawyer (on leave)

Molly MacDonald                               Staff Lawyer (contract)

Melanie MacKenzie                            Licensed Paralegal

Allister McGillivray                              Staff Lawyer (contract)

Beth Ponka                                          Director of Administration

Caycie Soke                                         Staff Lawyer (on leave)

Larissa Speak                                      Staff Lawyer

Staff – Geraldton:

Chantal Walterson                              Licensed Paralegal

Pam Leblanc                                        Administrative Assistant

Staff – Marathon:

Miriam McCutcheon                          Community Legal Worker

Julia Michano                                      Administrative Assistant





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