En'owkin Centre

En'owkin Centre is Governed by the Okanagan Indian Educational Resources Society.

The En'owkin Centre was established in 1981 and is governed by the Okanagan Indian Educational Resources Society (OIERS).
The seven bands of the Okanagan Nation Alliance nominate and appoint the OIERS Board of Directors.

Staff Directory

Department Staff Member Email/ extension
General Inquiries/ Executive Secretary Maria Baptiste enowkin@vip.net / Ext. 0
Human Resources and Restorative Justice Manager Anna Tonasket justicecoordinator@vip.net/ Ext. 217
Manager - Arts, Culture & Adult Higher Learning Tracey Kim Bonneau tbonneau@vip.net / Ext 208
Language Director Maxine Baptiste language@vip.net / Ext 222
Academic Liaison Henry Michel academic@vip.net / Ext. 202
Marketing Theytus Books Ltd. Ann Doyon marketing@theytus.com/ Ext. 525
Ecommunity Place Program Director A.Michael Bezener bezener@vip.net / Ext 512
Corrections Liaison Bruce Manuel correctionsliason@vip.net / Ext. 218

Board of Directors

Role Name of Board Member Community
President Chief Clarence Louie Osoyoos Indian Band
Vice-President Dr. Jeannette Armstrong Penticton Indian Band
Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Lindley Upper Nicola Indian Band
Board Member Jennifer Lewis Okanagan Nation Alliance
Board Member Councillor Joan Phillip Penticton Indian Band
Board Member Morning Dove Hall Osoyoos Indian Band
Elder Representative Jane Stelkia Osoyoos Indian Band
Board Member Rose Caldwell Westbank First Nation
Board Member Brian Eli Westbank First Nation
Board Member Chief Bonnie Jacobsen Upper Similkmeen Indian Band
Elder Representative Hazel Squakim Upper Similkameen Indian Band
Board Member Marian Louie Lower Similkameen Indian Band
Elder Representative Tony Qualtier Lower Similkameen Indian Band
Board Member Brian Holmes Upper Nicola Indian Band
Board Member Councillor Dan Wilson Okanagan Indian Band
Board Member Chief Byron Louis Okanagan Indian Band

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada