Date:April 24, 2013

Advisory Committee

Barb Martin
A graduate of St. Thomas, Barb is the owner of Han-Martin Associates which specializes in assisting communities and organizations to make sound decisions and take effective action towards their vision and goals, particularly when these involve building relationships and working with diversity. Barb is the project coordinator of the Mi’kmaq-Maliseet Healing Networking Centre which works for Residential School Survivors.

Hazel Francis
Hazel Francis is Program Manager for North Shore Micmac District Council. The North Shore Micmac District Council was incorporated in 1987 as a not-for-profit entity to provide advisory and technical assistance to its member First Nations. NSMDC is responsible for the post-secondary funding for seven First Nations situated along the north and east coast of New Brunswick and includes Eel River Bar, Pabineau, Eel Ground, Metepenagiag, Indian Island, Bouctouche, and Fort Folly.

Sebosis Paul
Sebosis Paul is a student at St. Thomas University. She is from Tobique First Nation and is entering her final year. Sebosis recently took a year off from school in order to focus on the birth of her first child Lilly.

Laurel Lewey
Laurel Lewey is a professor of Social Work at St. Thomas University. She also serves as professor for the Micmac Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work.

Ron Tremblay
Ron Tremblay has worked in various levels of education serving as a mentor and guidance counselor to Aboriginal youth. He is also a spiritual leader for the Maliseet nation.

Mike Hill
Mike Hill is St. Thomas University’s¬†Director of Programming for Miramichi. Previously, Hill held progressively senior positions including department head, principal, and associate vice-president for student services for the Nova Scotia Community College. He was associate vice-president for academic services and directed operations for schools and campus sites.