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Our Department

The Administration department is the first point of contact for public and community members accessing programs and services and the office of the Chief and Council. 

We are committed to building and maintaining relationships with community members and the public.  We are accountable and responsive to our community members in accordance to policy and procedures and cultural values which includes the Seven Grandfather teachings. 


What we do

The Administration Department provides consistency in the programs and services offered to the members of Sagamok Anishnawbek and meet the quality management standards. 

The Administration Department is the responsible for ensuring the departments attain the organization's vision, objectives, priorities and strategies. 


How we do it

Sagamok Anishnawbek is an organization that is driven by the Sagamok Anishnawbek Community Story and the Community Development strategies. The program and services are based on both the Community Story and the Community Development strategies. Sagamok Anishnawbek is a dynamic and growing organization that is responsive to new and emerging opportunities. 

Sagamok Anishnawbek has adopted an integrated model of administrative management which calls upon the departments to collaborate and bring together all available community resources to achieve benefit for the community members.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sagamok Anishnawbek, Alan Ozawanimke, leads the organization through workplans to achieve the goals and action items from the Community Story and the Community Development strategies.  This is done through collaboration with the Chief and Council and the organizational departments.



Finance Department

Payroll and Benefits

This unit ensures that the payroll and benefits are processed for the employees.

Medical Transportation Cheques

The medical transportation cheques are issued every two week on Friday.

Payments to Individuals or Suppliers

The finance department processes payment for individuals and suppliers, weekly and semi monthly.


Human Resources 

The Human Resources (HR) Department is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and selection processes, implementing the Sagamok Anishnawbek Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual with the goal of promoting harmonious employee/employer relations. 

The department assists with the coordination for the training and development needs of employees; the dispute resolution process and the employee assistance program. 

View Job Opportunities with the Sagamok Anishnawbek organization HERE



The communication unit provides support to the organization, with the coordination of the monthly newspaper and communication services through this website and social media. 


Information Technology 

The Information Technology provides technical support for all departments of Sagamok Anishanwbek. 



Contact Us

The Administration Department is located at 4007 Espaniel Road.  You can contact any of our staff during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) by calling (705) 865-2421.  


Feedback and Suggestions          A feature of the organization is the Quality Management System, feedback is encouraged, through the customer feedback and continuous improvement from the community membership.  We want to know what we are doing right when it comes to providing programs and services.  The purpose is to continually improve the services that is provided.  

Do you want to provide feedback on the programs and services?  Do you want to suggest a way we might make your experience with one of our products or services a better one in the future? 

You can tell us your feedback in a number of ways:

a.  Quality Assurance Feedback form, these are located in each department which you can complete it and leave it with department. 

b.  Submit a comment through our website here: http:/.ca/contact/

c.  Have an issue that you need to be address, please come into the office to complete and submit a Community complaint form. 



List of Organizational Strategies

  • Sagamok Community Story, March 2003
  • Sagamok Community Story, 2006
  • Sagamok Community Story, 2010
  • Sagamok Community Healing & Development: Ten Year Action Plan, April 2003 (1st Draft)
  • Sagamok Community Healing & Development: Ten Year Action Plan, September 2006 (Phase 2)
  • Comprehensive Youth Development Strategy, 2004-2005
  • Comprehensive Youth Development Strategy Accountability Framework, 2009 
  • Report on the Sagamok Alcohol and Drug Summit Final Report, October 2008 
  • Vision 2020 – Building a Community Wellness Movement – A Comprehensive Strategy for Ending Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Sagamok by the Year 2020, 20xx
  • Restoring Mino-Bimaadiziwin (The Good Life) A Framework for Action, June 2010 (Draft) 
  • Comprehensive Community Plan

List of Organizational Structure & Policy Documents

  • Organizational Chart – Entire Sagamok Organization
  • Organizational Chart – Administration Department
  • Organizational Job Descriptions – Entire Sagamok Organization
  • Organizational Service Program Descriptions – Entire Sagamok Organization
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual 2015
Related Documents
Community Plans & Strategies