Board of Directors and Staff

About Us

Board of Directors and Staff

Saturviit’s board is composed of 7 members representing women living in the three main regions of Nunavik and Inuit women living in Montreal.

From left to right: Winifred Nungak, Anna Ohaituk, Annie Arnatuk, Sarah Aloupa, Niali Aliqu

Annie Arnatuk


Annie 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.


Mary Thomassie


Mary 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.


Niali Aliqu


Niali 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 Aloupa


Sarah joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in November 2017 and was elected as the new Treasurer for Saturviit.

Anna Ohaituk

Member, Hudson Coast (Inukjuak)

Anna joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in May 2018.

Winifred Nungak

Board Member

Winifred 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.


Harriet Keleutak

Member, South (Montreal)

Harriet joined the Saturviit Board of Directors in November 2017.

Contact Us

Saturviit Inuit Women’s
Association of Nunavik

C/O KRG Regional &
Local Development Department
P.O. Box 9, Kuujjuaq, Qc  J0M 1C0

Tel 1.866.944.5003