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Board of Directors and Staff
PresidentAnnie Arnatuk is a board member of Saturviit since 2010 and represents the region of the Hudson Strait. She was elected as the new president in 2014. Annie is married and has 8 children. She has worked as a social worker assistant for psychosocial services in Quaqtaq for 10 years. In 2010, she attended the training Femmes et Démocratie organized by Saturviit about women governance. In May 2015, the Cégep Marie-Victorin recognized that she successfully cumulated 164 hours of professional training in social work intervention in first line services.
Vice-PresidentMary Thomassie is from Kangirsuk and was elected on Saturviit’s board in 2014 to represent the area of the Ungava Bay. She was born in 1951 in Kangirsuk and is a residential school survivor. She works for more than10 years as a counselor at the Makitautik Halfway House and she is a member of the local justice committee. She attended the closing ceremony of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ottawa, in June 2015.
SecretaryNiali Aliqu, from Akulivik, is the secretary of Saturviit since 2014 and represents the Hudson Bay area. She was a local employment officer for the Kativik Regional Government for many years, and then worked as an assistant secretary-treasurer at the Northern Village of Akulivik. She has several certificates in counseling, and a diploma from the Centre director of the Childcare centre.
Sarah joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in November 2017 and was elected as the new Treasurer for Saturviit.
Member, Hudson Coast (Inukjuak)
Anna joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in May 2018.
Board MemberWinifred was elected in 2014 to represent the Ungava Bay area. She is from Kangirsuk and works as a self-employed seamstress. She studied in fashion design at LaSalle College. She recently became the mother of a beautiful little boy.
Member, South (Montreal)
Harriet joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in November 2017.
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