Board of Directors


Jeannie M. Carriere, CAFM, CAPA


Director of Finance
Opaskwayak Health Authority


Jeannie M. Carriere, was born and raised in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and spent her career working for the grassroots people developing policies and procedures at the First Nations Government level.

Her positions held include:

  • Manager of Finance & Social Development, Swampy Cree Tribal Council
  • Director of Finance, Opaskwayak Cree Nation
  • Business Team Leader, Swampy Cree Management Services
  • Director of Finance, Opaskwayak Health Authority

As Manager of Finance & Social Development for the Swampy Cree Tribal Council for 23 years, Jeannie provided advice, monitored, assisted and coordinated the planning, programming functions and financial activities of the Seven (7) SCTC First Nations.

In 2007, she was elected as Director to the Board for Aboriginal Financial Officers Association – Manitoba Chapter, and currently I am the President since October 2018.

In 2010, she moved on to be the Director of Finance for the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, where she was responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of all Financial and Administrative service systems and processes.

In 2014, she moved on to be the Business Team Leader for Swampy Cree Holdings – Management Services. She was responsible for ensuring the performance of service areas of bookkeeping, accounting, financial management, governance and strategic planning were carried out.

In January 2016, Jeannie became the Director of Finance for the Opaskwayak Health Authority where she responsible for overall functions within the Finance and Administration Department.

The Opaskwayak Health Authority is now moving towards the development of Phase II (Physicians and Health related services) and she is an active member of the negotiation team.

In June 2016, Jeannie was appointed as Director to the Board for AFOA Canada, where she holds the Secretary-Treasurer position.

In July 2016, Jeannie was appointed as Director to the Board for the Paskwayak Business Development Corporation Ltd. – The Economic Development Arm of Opaskwayak Cree Nation, where she holds the Treasurer position.

In February 2017, Jeannie was appointed to serve on the AFOA Canada Education Committee for a two year term ending in 2019.

Jeannie is a graduate from the Keewatin Community College in the Business Accountancy Program, majoring in accounting and is a certified Member with the AFOA Manitoba Chapter since 2001 and also possess both her CAFM and CAPA designations.

In May 1 – 5, 2017 Jeannie was selected to attend Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts for Leading People and investing to Build Sustainable Communities which she successfully completed.







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