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, Councillor

Portfolio: HEALTH AND SOCIAL (Community Wellbeing)

Health Services, Home Support, Red Cedars, Ontario Works, Mohawk Family Services, QHC Diabetes, Income Support,  Home & Community Care, Youth Services, Fitness Centre

Contact information: 613.396.3424 

PLEASE NOTE - this portfolio will be divided among other portfolio holders until the next election in Dec. 2019. Thank you for your understanding.


Josh Hill, Councillor


Post Secondary Education, Daycare, Headstart, Quinte Mohawk School – Operations, Elementary k-8, Secondary Education, Busing, Library, Before & After School Program, Ohahase

Contact information: 613.396.3424 or 613.613.827.5667

  • Graduate of the Aboriginal Law & Advocacy Program
  • Studied Political Science and Indigenous Studies
  • Previous MBQ staff experience in Housing and Infrastructure programs
  • Former Student Success Facilitator
  • Previous employment experience with Assembly of First Nations and Chiefs Of Ontario
  • Current chair of the Tyendinaga Education Committee
  • Member of the Hastings & Prince Edward District School Board Indigenous Education Advisory Council
  • Strong advocate for reshaping Post-secondary programming to better serve the community
  • Promote youth engagement in all aspects of community affairs and encourage the establishment of a youth council
  • Creating inclusivity in decision making processes
  • Generating sustainable and profitable economic development for Tyendinaga

Stacia Loft, Councillor

Portfolio: HOUSING

New Construction, Renovations, RRAP – CMHC, HASI – CMHC, Band Rentals, Elders Lodge – Maintenance, Band Property Maintenance, Parks, Recreation Complex – Future Planning/Maintenance 


Contact Information: 613.396.3424 or 613.847.3557

  • Honours BA in Political Science
  • Certificate in Conflict Management
  • 15 years experience in Program Development, Delivery and Management
  • 7 years experience in Provincial/Federal program support for community based Aboriginal programs
  • Expertise in Children and Youth, Addictions and Mental Health, Justice and Homelessness issues
  • Working knowledge & experience in Strategic Planning, Cultural Competency Training and Proposal/Grant writing
  • Previously sat as a Director on the Board for Toronto Arts Council, and Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC)

Carl "Ted" Maracle, Councillor

Roads, Water & Sewer, Sanitation, Environment, Mohawk Fire Department, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Services, Utilities, Special Projects – Tobacco Quotas

Contact information: 613.396.3424 or 613.885.2458

  • Currently an Electrical Inspector with the Electrical Safety Authority with 18 years previous experience as an employee of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Electrician
  • For approximately the past 20 years I have been a volunteer member of the Tyendinaga Education Committee
  • Member of the Mohawk Pentecostal Church for over 30 years and have serves as a Board member, Secretary Treasurer, Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader and actively as a Worship Leader.
  • Have serves as a volunteer on many steering committees over the years and have been involved in policy development/amendments throughout our community programs and services.

I understand there are many outstanding issues and concerns in our community, such as the proposed water treatment plant, education funding, our aging infrastructure (Administration office, Fire hall, School, Roads, etc.), by-laws or the lack thereof. I will ensure that the community is aware of the status or progress of these issues through regular correspondence.

I am determined to serve you, our community, in an open, respectful, honest, fair and consistent manner.

CHIEF R. Don Maracle - Portfolio

Council as a Whole

Lands Research & Claims, Lands & Estates, Membership, Treaty Rights, Iroquois Caucus, Police Relations, Community Safety, Nation Building, Communications, Casino Rama Funding, Major Capital Projects, Finance/Administration/Human Resources, Budgets, MBQ Organizational Structure, Legal Matters, Consultation, MBQ Standing Committee, Intergovernmental Relations, Economic Development, Employment & Training.