Maamawi, minonakiiwin ga zhitoomin ji shkewziyaang wii Ogimaakangeying, nakeying enenjgewaat edbendaagzijig.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency Among Our Members
Serving our First Nation communities since 1990.

  • Work in conjunction with the Financial Management Advisor to ensure OTC operations and expenditures remain within the approved budget guidelines, relevant policy and funding levels; 
  • Provide timely and accurate reports to the Board of Directors; 
  • Ensure that the terms and conditions all OTC policies are complied with by all staff; 
  • Ensure effective internal communications processes are in place. 

 

  • Responsible for all the equipment, inventory, information technology (I.T.) resources of the OTC and for the efficient and effective direction and administration of those resources. 
  • Setting performance measurements for all staff, completing performance evaluations on a regular basis. 
     

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Resources

Planning &
Management

  • Provide support to Board of Directors and OTC personnel in meeting the service delivery needs of the member First Nations; 
  • Provide strong direction to the development and coordination of the OTC in order to ensure solid growth and community support; 
  • Establish marketing strategies to promote OTC services; 
  • Assist the Board of Directors with strategic and operational   planning processes for the OTC; 
  • Responsible for all the assets, the human and financial resources of the OTC and for the efficient and effective direction and administration of those resources; 

Advisory
Services

  • Provide advice, guidance and assistance to member First Nations, First Nation Councils, and OTC staff 
  • Provide advice and guidance to the Board of Directors and First Nation management staff on government legislation, policies and program changes that may affect or impact the member First Nations. 
     

Liaison 

  • Liaise with other First Nation and Aboriginal organizations to ensure mutual understanding, partnership building, and ongoing networking relationships to enhance OTC service delivery to its member First Nations; 
  • Keep updated and liaise with various agencies on self-government; 
  • Liaise with member First Nations leadership and/or First Nation representatives to ensure accurate communication and information is properly disseminated; 
  • Liaise with OTC Boards, committees and staff to support the goals and objectives of the OTC; 
  • Liaise with Federal, Provincial and private administrative and governmental agencies relating to the administrative and financial interests of the OTC and its member First Nations. 
  • Attend information meetings, workshops, and conferences on relevant topics. 

Department Contact

Mary McCue-King

Executive Director

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext. 206
Cell: 705-796-8695

Mary joined the OTC team in July 2018 after finishing up a 2 year term as Chief of her home community of Chimnissing, also known as Beausoleil First Nation.

Mary brings extensive experience to the OTC and has worked in various senior level positions in finance and administration at the local First Nation and regional organizational levels over the last 14 years.

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She has successfully studied business and accounting at Georgian College and Laurentian University and is currently taking part-time studies in Political Science and law at Lakehead University in Orillia. Her political background as Chief has suited her well for the position of Executive Director of OTC, bringing with her extensive knowledge in the area of First Nation governance and politics as well as a sound financial management background.  

In her time out of the office, Mary enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and her fiancé Joseph, together they enjoy travelling, shopping for vintage, hiking, cooking, cleaning and interior decorating.  

Sherry Garcia

Administrative Assistant

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext. 200
Cell: 705-333-7704

Sherry Garcia has been working as the Administrative Assistant for the Tribal Council since October 2018. 

Sherry is a member of the Chippewas of Rama. Sherry was employed with the Chippewas of Rama for 17 years in both Social Services and the Education Department. Sherry then left the community to move to Texas where she remained for ten years.  

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In her role as Administrative Assistant Sherry works at keeping the office operations organized, efficient, and smooth. Day to day, Sherry provides administrative support, which includes directing phone calls, juggling schedules, making travel arrangements, managing office supplies, and whatever else it takes to help the team be more productive. 

Jennifer Shaw

Finance and Executive Administrative Assistant

Jennifer joined the OTC in 2011 and worked as the Employment and Training Assistant for 2 years before moving to the role of Finance and Administrative Assistant. She left the OTC in 2018 for 2 years to pursue other opportunities and to further her post secondary studies.

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She returned to the OTC in August 2020 in the role of Finance and Executive Assistant. Jennifer holds a General Business diploma from Conestoga College, an Aboriginal Financial Management certificate through AFOA and is now pursuing her Accounting degree through Algoma University and her Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation through AFOA. Jennifer is a member of the Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation located in northern Ontario.

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