To improve the quality of life of First Nations and Inuit people of Northeast British Columbia by nurturing their health, wellness, education and economic self-sufficiency

NENAS has a number of staff who each play an important role in delivering Holistic Human Resource programming for the benefit of Aboriginal people in Northeast BC.

(L-R) Executive Director – Deanne McLeod, Quality Assurance Officer – Margrit Carter, Erika Froh – EAS Officer (Community Projects)

Main Office: 250-785-0887


Deanne McLeod

Executive Director
Ext: 2228  |

Deborah Godler

Executive Assistant / HR and Program Support
Ext: 2219 |

Margrit Carter

Quality Assurance / FNICCI Program Officer
Ext: 2213 |

Kretika Patel

Finance Officer
Ext: 2223 |

Norma Boychuk

Accounts Payable
Ext. 2217 |

Cina-Wales Green 

Senior Employment Assistance Services Officer|
Ext: 2205 |

Kelly Kiyawasew

Employment Assistance Services Officer
Ext. 2224 |

Monica Gardner

Employment Assistance Services Officer – Dawson Creek
250-782-0891 |

Shannon Morrow

Lead Community Projects Officer
Ext: 2210 |

Erika Froh

Community Projects Officer
Ext: 2222 |

Carol Paynter 

EAS Officer/Elders Connect Coordinator Ext: 2204 |

Chelcie Raye

Front End Client Services
Ext: 2201 |

Rachel Needlay​

Lead Front End Client Services
Ext: 2218 |

Sas Natsadle Aboriginal Head Start

Deborah Godler

Aboriginal Head Start Coordinator (Acting)
Ext: 2219 |

Shirley Salmond

Early Childhood Educator and Elder
Ext: 2209 |

Pamela Wellard

Early Childhood Educator
Ext. 2209

Khushi Kaur

Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Jamie Bowden


John Cardinal 

Bus Driver/Maintenance and Elder