Board

GP Inc. is governed by a four member Board of Directors. In addition, the Board has appointed two Board Advisors.

The current directors for GP Inc. are:
  • Chair, Michael Fox | Weenusk
  • Vice Chair, Ignace Gull | Attawapiskat
  • Director, Hosea Wesley | Kashechewan
  • Director, Michael Knapaysweet | Fort Albany
The Board of Advisors
  • Patrick Chilton Sr.

Patrick Chilton Sr. was appointed to the Board of Advisors of GP Inc. Mr. Chilton has held a number of senior executive positions with the Federal Government including Regional Director for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (NWT Region). Most recently, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Weeneebayko Health Authority.

Mr. Chilton was a Program Coordinator and Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine at Queen’s University. In addition, he was also a past Director with the Timmins Economic Development Corporation and Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and a past Governor with Northern College. He currently serves on the Five Nations Energy Inc. Finance and Human Resources Committee and lives in Timmins, Ontario.

  • Mike Metatawabin.

Mr.. Mike Metatawabin is a highly regarded professional and comes to as Board Advisor with dynamic achievements in leadership and strong interpersonal skills, combining innovation and a polished execution of operational excellence.  Mike is an effective negotiator, with a talent for fostering successful stakeholder relationships, resulting in partnership, and capacity building.  Highly responsive to change with the proven ability to excel in a fast paced environment.

Most recent but formerly Deputy Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and in addition, Translator/Cree Language Consultant DeBeers Canada, Community Chief Fort Albany First Nation.

Mike presently resides on the Boards of Five Nations Energy as President, Wawatay Native Communications Society as President and Chairperson for Missiway Milopimatisiwin Health Centre.