Lee Day, Director of Finance is a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. She began her work with the Peerless Trout First Nation on a part-time contract in 2013. In 2018 she signed on as full-time Comptroller. Lee is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) with over 25 years of experience; 20 of those years have been working with Indigenous communities.
As Comptroller, Lee oversees all financial aspects of the First Nation, including the PTFN Community Trust and band owned companies.
The finance unit has five staff. In addition to Lee there is Saralee Letendre who is the Finance Manager and three financial clerks: Julie Noskiye, Darla Laboucan and Thelma Okemow. Sheileen Ossimeemas provides finance related Administrative and data entry support to the unit.
Sheileen and Julie are taking maternity leave in October of 2020, congratulations to both. Denalda Okewmow is filling in for Julie while she is away. Sheileen’s position will remain vacant for the time being.