Our Staff

We are an innovative and forward-thinking non-profit organization that strives to achieve and advocate for optimal standards of living for community residents. Meet our dedicated members of staff who are enthusiastically serving our community residents.

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Cecile Guerin

Executive Director

P.O. Box 2259, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
P. 867-975-3233 ext. 226
F. 867-975-3234
1-866-804-278
cguerin@inuusiq.com

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Tooma Laisa

Program Coordinator Iqaluit & Communications Lead

P.O. Box 2259, Iqaluit, NU, X0A0H0
P. 867-975-3233 ext. 225
F. 867-975-3234
1-866-804-2782
tlaisa@inuusiq.com

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Nastassja Bjørknes

Regional Coordinator Qikiqtani – Training & Program Development

P.O. Box 2259, Iqaluit, NU, X0A0H0
P. 867-975-3233 ext. 221
F. 867-975-3234
1-866-804-2782
nbjorknes@inuusiq.com

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Misha Leach

Program Development Coordinator

P.O. Box 2259, Iqaluit, NU, X0A0H0
P. 867-975-3233
F. 867-975-3234
1-866-804-2782
mleach@inuusiq.com

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Kara Ashley

Program Coordinator Qikiqtani

P.O. Box 2259, Iqaluit, NU, X0A0H0
P. 867-975-3233
F. 867-975-3234
1-866-804-2782
kashley@inuusiq.com

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Haley White

Program Coordinator Kivalliq

Rankin Inlet, NU, X0C0G0
P. 867-645-2378
hwhite@inuusiq.com


Board of Directors

The Embrace Life Council Board consists of individuals who are appointed by and represent their organizations. Current members are listed below.

Opal McInnis

President • Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Sheila Levy

Vice-President • Kamatsiaqtut Helpline

Camilla Sehti

Treasurer • Government of Nunavut

Pauline Melanson

Secretary • RCMP

Darlene Eyegetok

Director • Kitikmeot Inuit Association

Vacant

Director • Nunavut Association of Municipalities

Mary Kanayok Voisey

Director • Elder

Samantha Tugak Brown

Director • Kivalliq Inuit Association

Natashia Allakariallak

Director • Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Joanasie Akumalik

Director • Survivor Member

Vacant

Director • Student Member

Tess Thurber

Director • Nunavut Teachers’ Association

Vacant

Director • Faith Community

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