Provide direction, guidance and support to member First Nations Chiefs, Councils and staff in First Nations government and administration matters including the development of laws, constitutions, by- laws, policies, management structures and effective planning processes. Provide analysis of government (First Nation, federal and provincial) legislation, regulations and policies that affect OTC member First Nations.
As requested by member communities, the Ogemawahj Tribal Council (OTC) provides direction, guidance and assistance in the design, development and implementation of several policy areas. These areas may include human resource planning, policy development, program evaluations, implementation processes, operational and strategic planning and team building.
The OTC also focuses on providing assistance to member communities in determining organizational effectiveness and reviewing First Nation administrations. While providing this assistance, the OTC maintains a focus on identifying best practices, successes and positive solutions leading to continuing improvement. The council also provides strategic advice for member federal, provincial and municipal governments
At the request of the member First Nation, services provided include obtaining advice, guidance and assistance in the design, development and implementation in the following areas:
Sheri Kay is a member of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation. Sheri has a diploma in Aboriginal Law and Advocacy from Confederation College and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria. Sheri began her legal career with Rama First Nation as an Associate General Counsel providing a variety of legal services to the First Nation.Read More
Sheri is active in her community by serving as the Chair of the Rama Police Service Board and is a Trustee with the Coldwater Narrows Land Trust.
Sheri is currently the Policy and Planning Advisor with Ogemawahj Tribal Council. This work includes assisting the member First Nations with policy review and drafting, strategic planning, facilitating workshops, program evaluations, and human resources matters.
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