AEC Member information

The AEC is comprised of Brock University senior administration, Indigenous faculty, staff, students and alumni, and Indigenous community members and organizational representatives.

Committee composition

  1. The President (ex officio): Gervon Fearon
  2. The Chair of the Senate (ex officio): Don Cyr
  3. The Vice-President, Academic (ex officio): Lynn Wells (represented by AEC Co-Chair Robyn Bourgeois, Vice-Provost Indigenous Engagement)
  4. A Faculty Dean (ex officio) or designate: Michael Owen
  5. The Dean of Graduate Studies (ex officio) or designate: Suzanne Curtin
  6. The Vice-Provost and Associate Vice President, Student Services (ex officio) or designate: Anna Lathrop
  7. Aboriginal Student Services, Director (ex officio): Sandra Wong
  8. Director/Designate, Tecumseh Centre (ex officio): Peter Vietgen
  9. Brock Representatives* (maximum of 5): Dawn Zinga, Catherine Longboat

Brock University Student Alumni, vacant

Graduate student, vacant

Undergraduate student, vacant

Dave Labbe

(Vacant position)


  • Michele-Elise Burnett, president, Kakekalanicks Indigenous Consulting Co. & Member, Brock University Board of Trustees

Anishinabek Nation

  • Jennifer Fletcher, Site Coordinator/Org. Resources Analyst, North Bay, ON
  • Murray Maracle (alternate)

Assoc. of Iroquois & Allied Indians

  • Gina McGahey, Education Policy Advisor

District School Board of Niagara

  • Geraldine Davies
  • Jamie Groat

Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre

  • Jennifer Dockstader, Executive Director
  • Dianna Sowden (alternate)

Grand Erie District School Board

  • Pam Davis

Grand River Employment & Training

  • Sheila Hill

Grand River Post-Secondary Education Office

  • Barb Martin
  • Rick Monture (alternate)

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

  • Jolene John, Community Liaison

Mohawk College

  • vacant

Niagara Catholic District School Board

  • Brian Kon

Niagara College

  • Sheryl Johns, First Nations, Metis & Inuit Student Services

Niagara Chapter of Native Women

  • Louise Hickey
  • Wendy Sturgeon (alternate)

Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board

  • Rhonda Dickenson
  • MiMi Rivait (alternate)
  • Brittany Clause, Youth Service Advisor (alternate)

Niagara Region Metis Council

  • vacant

Niagara Regional Native Centre

  • Karl Dockstader, Executive Director
  • Phil Davis (alternate)

Oonuhseh Niagara Native Homes

  • Amy Frank

Community members at-large

  • Sarah McGean
  • Gary Parker

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Council Meeting Agenda & Minutes

January 29, 2020Download agendaDownload minutes
May 14, 2020Download agendaDownload minutes
September 29, 2020Download agenda
November 12, 2020Download agendaDownload minutes
March 1, 2021Download agendaDownload minutes