Office of the Chairperson

Welcome Message


Kathleen J. Wootton, Chairperson

Kwey, Hello, Bonjour!

Welcome to the Cree School Board (CSB) website. I hope you will enjoy and learn about the CSB, the Cree Language and Culture as you browse through our website.  You might learn a bit of Cree language as you browse through the link I would like to also take this time to welcome all our returning students, teachers, professionals and managers. I hope you all have a wonderful and successful year.

Once again thank you for your interest in the Cree School Board and enjoy our website.

Duties of the Chairperson

The Chairperson of the Cree School Board is an elected, full-time position. The place of work for the Chairperson is at the Head Office of the Cree School Board in Mistissini, Quebec. Chairperson is responsible for and oversees the governance of the Cree School Board.The authority of the Chairperson consists of the following;

  • Presides over the Council and Executive Committee with all the commonly accepted powers of this position, such as ruling and recognizing;
  • Represents the Council to external parties in announcing Council stated positions and in stating the Chairperson’s interpretations within the area delegated to the Chairperson; and
  • May delegate authority, but Chairperson remains accountable for its use.

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