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R. Donald Maracle, Chief


All Portfolios, Media Relations – Council Spokesperson, AIAI Chiefs Rep, COO Liaison,  External Government Relations – Lobby/Funding, Federal/Provincial Legislative Initiatives, Chiefs Committee on Health, Seniors Issues, BREC/Drainall, and Major Capital Projects

  • Contact information: 613.396.3424 or 613.391.9249
  • Chief of the Mohawks of Bay of Quinte since 1993 (22 years)
  • MBQ Councillor for 12 years prior to initial election as Chief
  • Federal Public Servant 15 years, Finance and Administration Branch
  • Advocate at Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Federal and Provincial governments
  • Past Director, First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI), Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI), Ontario Heritage Foundation
  • Chair of Christ Church restoration committee, raised $1.2 million
  • Knowledge of Mohawk language
  • Director Mohawk Singers, Kanyengeh Festival Board
  • Negotiated $1.2 million Turton Penn Highway Settlement
  • Lobbied INAC to accept Culbertson Claim for negotiation