Jonathan F. Guimond
Jonathan F. Guimond grew up in Sagkeeng Anicinabe and maintains his strong family ties within the community. After completing post-secondary studies at Red River College and courses at the University of Manitoba, Jonathan went on to work in various capacities within First Nations and Mandated Child and Family Agencies in Manitoba, spending the majority of his career working with Southeast Child and Family Services and Shawenim Abinoojii inc. His varied experiences and roles within these Agencies have given Jonathan a good understanding of how First Nation and mandated Child and Family Agencies work and how they can be strengthened to better serve children, families, and communities. He brings this understanding and experience to the Sagkeeng Board, hoping to move from a welfare to a wellness model by working with community members and other support agencies/organizations within the community. With this, to explore how Sagkeeng Anicinabe can collectively reassume its responsibilities to each other and play a role in raising all children in a loving and caring community and environment. When he is not working, you will find Jonathan enjoying road trips across North America as part of his self-care and personal growth.