Saik'uz First Nation Administration Department

The Administration Department provides support to Saik'uz First Nation organization as a whole by coordinating departments, providing event planning expertise, facilitating inter- and intra-organizational communication, acting as the first point of contact for visitors, business partners, and others, and performing the majority of administrative functions necessary for the smooth operation of the Band Office and the general Saik'uz First Nation organization.

McIntosh, Cora.pngCora McIntosh (General Manager)

Cora McIntosh, former Saik'uz Councillor and the current Assistant Manager for the Lands & Resources department,
is acting as the interim General Manager for Saik'uz First Nation. Cora's dedication and flexibility in the face of adversity is an inspiration to the team!


Herrera, Andrea.pngAndrea Herrera (Executive Assistant)

Andrea joined the Saik’uz Administration team in the fall of 2020 as the Executive Assistant after relocating from Edmonton to Vanderhoof in November of 2018. She is personally responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the Chief and Council. In this role, she is responsible for effective and efficient communication and assistance on a timely basis. Additionally, she serves as liaison to the General Manager and organizes and coordinates internal events for the Saik’uz offices. 


Striegler Iannone, Sasha.pngSasha Striegler Iannone (Communications Officer)

Sasha joined the Saik'uz Administration team in July 2019. The Communications Manager is in charge of overseeing all internal and external communications for the Saik'uz Administration, and ensuring its message is consistent and engage. As such, Sasha's main duties consist of preparing detailed media reports, press releases, and promotional materials meant to connect the community with the goings-on of the Saik'uz Administration, in addition to providing recommendations on how to improve communications both within and without the organization.


Circle Logo - Saik'uz First Nation.pngApril Antoine (Administrative Assistant)




Boivin, Marie.pngMarie Boivin (HR Manager)

Marie is a member of the Saik’uz First Nation and sits with the Grouse Clan. Her late grandparents are Lazare Peter John and Mary John Sr. CM, and her late mother is Bernice Spicer. Marie has lived off-reserve for many years and is glad to be back in her home community. As the Human Resources Manager, Marie's duties include assisting with the hiring and departure of staff, managing staff conflicts, providing policy expertise, and developing organization procedure.