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.
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.