Board Members

MMVI board composition is made up of Indigenous women from Turtle Island.

The current Board was selected by election held in May of 2015 during the First AGA; using a “staggered” election process allows for a level of continuity in the Board with positions of 2 and 3 year terms.

The Executive





Maxine Boulanger




The Grandmothers’ Advisory Circle



Laverne Contois

Laverne Contois is a mother of two; with two grandsons. She is a Dakota Ojibway member and a very experienced social worker as a child protection worker. Laverne is involved with the Grandmother Advisory Circle with the Board of Directors’ of MMVI.



Thelma Morrisseau



Founding Members

  • Vanessa Tait
  • Wendy McNab
  • Maxine Boulanger
  • Sylvia Boudreau
  • Linda Murphy
  • Shannon Courtemanche-Cormier (Helper)