The Cree School Board is governed by an elected Council of Commissioners that has the ultimate responsibility to provide elementary, secondary and adult education within Eeyou Istchee.
The Council of Commissioners meets a least five times during each school year. Locations for meetings are determined by the Council.
Sarah Pash holds a PhD in Educational Success for First Nations Students, a Master’s degree in Education focused on Community & Parent Involvement, and two Bachelor degrees as well as certificates at the post-secondary level.
She was elected to the Office of Chairperson of the Cree School Board in July 2018 and officially sworn in in September 2018.
Errol Mianscum, Mistissini / Robin Pachanos, Chisasibi / Rachel Kawapit, Whapmagoostui / Gertie Jolly, Nemaska / Adam Enosse, MoCreebec (Observer) / Jean Denis Cananaso, Washaw Sibi (Observer)
Nian Moses, Eastmain / Stella Lameboy, Wemindji / Emily G. Mianscum, Waswanipi / Sarah Pash, CSB Chairperson / Daisy Shecapio, Oujé-Bougoumou / Brenda Hester, Waskaganish
The Council of Commissioners governs Cree education on behalf of the Cree Nations of Chisasibi, Eastmain, Mistissini, Nemaska, Waskaganish, Waswanipi, Wemindji, Whapmagoostui, Oujé-Bougoumou, as well as every Cree community that may be constituted.
The Council is composed of one elected delegate from each Cree community and one regional delegate - the Chairperson - elected by the members of the Cree Nation.
An Executive Committee composed of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson and third Executive Member, meets regularly during the school year in order to facilitate day-to-day business. Its functions include approval of capital projects, personnel plans, and labour relations settlements. The Director General is a non-voting member of the Executive Committee.