Lee Day, Director of Finance has been working with Peerless Trout First Nation for over eight years. Lee Day is a certified CPA having graduated from NAIT. She has a wealth of experience in working with Indigenous Communities through her past work experiences at the Canada Revenue Agency and Indigenous Service Canada. As the Director of Finance Lee oversees the First Nation budget as well as the Band Owned Companies.
Lee is dedicated to working with her team in finance and providing Capacity Support where required. In 2018 Lee was the recipient of the First Nations’ “Outstanding Service Award”.
The finance unit has three staff. Denalda Okemow, Finance Officer and Julia Oar, data entry clerk the finance unit band administration and payroll services to PTEI, and Saralee Letendre.
Lila Oar and Denalda Okemow are on Maternity leave, congratulations to both.
Saralee is now taking over as Director for Finance, while Julie Oar takes over payroll services for PTEI. Darla Laboucan is the temporary data entry clerk for the finance unit.