Chief & Council

Administration Building

Council

Elected Council for the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation is comprised of one Chief and two Councillors. The most recent election was held in June 2017. Each council position is for a period or term of two years.

Chief

The Chief is the official spokesperson of the First Nation and is required to attend meetings with local, federal and provincial counterparts. The Chief attends council, committee and community meetings as required to provide direction to members of staff who are associated with his/her portfolio in the development of policies and programs.

Councillor

It is the Councillor’s responsibility to work with the Chief and other Councillor to oversee the operations of the First Nation. Councillors are required to attend meetings with local, federal and provincial counterparts and attend council, committee and community meetings as required to discuss community issues.

Chief Kelly LaRocca

Councillor Jamie Coons

Councillor Laura Colwell

Shared Portfolios (All Council):
   - Culture
   - Governance
   - Administration
   - Human Resources
   - Finance
   - Community Security & Information Technology
   - Gaming
   - Legal
   - Mississauga Nation
Chief Kelly LaRocca's Portfolios:
   - Williams Treaties
   - Child Welfare
   - Economic Development / Employment & Training / Noozhoo Nokiiyan
   - Communications & Public Relations
   - Ogemawahj Tribal Council
   - MSIFN Licensing Authority
   - OFNLP
 
Councillor Jamie Coons' Portfolios:

   - Water and Wastewater
   - Construction
   - Consultation, Lands & Membership
   - Health & Wellness and Social Assistance
Councillor Laura Colwell's Portfolios:
   - Housing
   - Education
   - Youth Prevention Programming
   - Maintenance
 
Past Chief and Council

 SELECTION DATE

 CHIEFS

 COUNCILLORS

June 2017Kelly LaRoccaJamie Coons, Laura Colwell
June 2015Kelly LaRoccaDella Charles, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 2013Kelly LaRoccaDella Charles, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 2011Tracy L. GauthierDella Charles, Kelly LaRocca
June 2009Tracy L. GauthierDella Charles, Kelly LaRocca
June 2007 Tracy L. Gauthier Angela Johnson, Della Charles
June 2005 Tracy L. Gauthier Angela Johnson, Della Charles
June 2003 Tracy L. Gauthier Angela Johnson, Valerie LaRocca
June 2001 Tracy L. Gauthier Angela Johnson, Valerie LaRocca
June 1999 Rennie B. Goose Shawn W. Eade, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 1997 Rennie B. Goose Shawn W. Eade, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 1995 Gary Edgar Shawn W. Eade, Rennie B. Goose
June 1993 Gary Edgar Richard R. Edgar, Arthur G. Goose
May 1991 Yvonne Edgar Arthur G. Goose, Richard R. Edgar
June 1989 Yvonne Edgar Arthur G. Goose, Richard R. Edgar
June 1987 Yvonne Edgar Ernest Edgar, Richard R. Edgar
By-Election: Arthur G. Goose
May 1985 Yvonne Edgar Arthur G. Goose, Richard R. Edgar
June 1983 Yvonne Edgar Gary Edgar, Richard R. Edgar
June 1981 Arnold Goose Ronald Edgar, Arthur G. Goose
June 1979 Arnold Goose Ronald Edgar, Ernie Edgar
June 1977 Arnold Goose Ronald Edgar, Ernie Edgar
June 1975 Arnold Goose John Edgar, Willena Goose
June 1973 Arnold Goose John Edgar, Willena Goose
June 1971 Arnold Goose John Edgar, Jackie Edgar
May 1969 George G. Edgar Arnold Goose, John Edgar
May 1967 Ronald Edgar Delbert Charles, Arnold Goose
By-Election: John Edgar
May 1965 John Edgar Burton Johnson, Ronald Edgar
June 1963 John Edgar Ronald Edgar, Burton Johnson
May 1961 Ronald Edgar Burton Johnson, John Edgar
May 1959 Ronald Edgar Burton Johnson, John Edgar
May 1957 Ernest Edgar Arnold Goose, Ronald Edgar
May 1955 Ernest Edgar Arnold Goose, Burton Johnson
April 1953 Edwin Edgar George Edgar, Burton Johnson
January 1950 Edwin Edgar  
January 1947 Edwin Edgar  
January 1944 Edwin Edgar  
January 1941 Arnold Goose  
December 1937 Charles F. Marsden  
June 1934 Charles F. Marsden  
May 1931 Charles F. Marsden  
January 1926 Thomas Marsden  
January 1923 Thomas Marsden  
January 1920 David Elliot  
May 1909 Isaac Johnson  
June 1904 Isaac Johnson  
February 1901 Isaac Johnson  
September 1897 George Goose  
November 1893 Isaac Johnson  
1865 John Johnson  

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