About Us

Meeting the needs of our Indigenous communities through health and social planning and development.

Our Mission & Vision.

Working together to keep our Indigenous culture alive and creating a better future for all people, Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle serves as a regional health and social planning organization based upon the concepts of: lifelong learning, self determination, community participation.

We are dedicated to promoting a wholistic approach to address common concerns of all member communities. We will instill the importance of the Anishinaabe language, wisdom and knowledge in all our endeavors.

Our Goals.

Community Leadership

Our Board of Directors.

BANAC’s Board is comprised of elected individuals that represent Indigenous communities in our region. All BANAC activities are approved by this board before commencement.

Lynn Monague-Sauve
President
Biminaawzogin Regional Aboriginals Women's Circle
Samantha Kinoshameg
Vice-President
Barrie Native Friendship Centre
Tricia Mulcaster
Treasurer
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
Suzanne Fraser
Secretary
Georgian Bay Métis Council
Dalyce McCue
Director
S.U.N Housing Inc
Vacant
Director
Chippewas of Rama First Nation
Mandy Berrard
Director
Dnaagdawenmag Biinoojiiyag Child & Family Services
Jane Copegog
Director
Beausoleil First Nation
Danielle Callendar
Director
Barrie South Simcoe Métis Council

Indigenous & non-Indigenous partners.

It’s because of our amazing partnerships that we can do what we do! We are continuously connecting and growing our partnerships. This list is changing regularly, click on each link to learn more.