Action Plan (2021-2024)

Goal 1: Establish Sound Governing Structures

Objective 1: Develop an organizational chart, including:

  1. Voting Members

  2. Board​

  3. Finance & Audit Committee

  4. Fundraising Committee

  5. MLCN Urban Youth, Sports & Recreation Committee

  6. Urban Committee or Sector Representatives

  7. Urban COVID Planning Team

  8. Off-Reserve Coordinator

Who: Diana Bird & Eldon Henderson
When: March 31, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 2: Approve organizational chart.

Who: Board
When: April 30, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 3: Identify and recommend a trainer(s) to deliver board training on the following topics, but not limited to:

  1. Type of Board - Executives, Governance, Management, etc.

  2. Terms of Reference

  3. Governing Documents - Saskatchewan Non-Profit Corporations Act, Articles of Incorporation & By-Laws

  4. Oath of Office

  5. Code of Conduct

  6. Charitable Status

  7. Fiduciary Duty

  8. Liability

  9. Protocols

Who: Jeff Badger, Shirley Henderson & Edadeen Bird
When: October 31, 2020
Status: 
Completed

Objective 4: Deliver Board Training

Who: Board Trainer
When: November 2020
Status: 
Completed

Objective 5: Advertise & interview for the position of Off-Reserve Coordinator

Who: Board
When: January 2021
Status: 
Completed

Objective 6: Develop a job description for the Off-Reserve Coordinator

Who: Jeff Badger, Arnold Naytowhow & Eldon Henderson
When: March 31, 2021
Status:
Incomplete

Objective 7: Develop a job description for the Off-Reserve Coordinator

Who: Jeff Badger, Arnold Naytowhow & Eldon Henderson
When: March 31, 2021
Status:
Incomplete

Objective 8: Provide training & orientation to the Off-Reserve Coordinator

Who: Board
When: March 31, 2021
Status:
Incomplete

Goal 2: Develop and Implement Good Rules

Objective 1: Emergency Assistance Policy
Who: Jeff Badger, Shirley Henderson & Edadeen Bird
When: March 31, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 2: Financial Administrative Policy
Who: Finance & Audit Committee
When: October 31, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 3: Communications Policy
Who: Jeff Badger, Diana Bird & Eldon Henderson
When: November 30, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 4: Code of Conduct Policy
Who: Larry Burgess & Edadeen Bird
When: November 30, 2021
Status: 
Incomplete

Objective 5: Confidentiality Policy
Who: Larry Burgess & Edadeen Bird
When: November 30, 2021
Status: Incomplete

Objective 6: Oath of Office for Board
Who: Randy Skogan & Arnold Naytowhow
When: November 30, 2021
Status: Incomplete

Objective 7: Conflict of Interest Policy
Who: Larry Burgess & Edadeen Bird
When: November 30, 2021
Status: Incomplete

Objective 8: Personnel Policy
Who: Larry Burgess & Edadeen Bird
When: March 31, 2022
Status: Incomplete

Objective 9: Committee(s) Terms of Reference
Who: Diana Bird, Arnold Naytowhow & Eldon Henderson
When: TBD
Status: Incomplete

Objective 10: Fundraising Policy
Who: Finance & Audit Committee
When: November 30, 2021
Status: Incomplete

Objective 11: Review, Approve & Amend Policies
Who: Board
When: March 31, 2022
Status: Incomplete

Goal 3: Ensure MLCN Urban Service Inc. Remains a Sustainable Organization

Objective 1: Research, collect information, develop and maintain a database on MLCN off-reserve members and store in the Urban office in a filing cabinet under lock & key.

Who: Diana Bird
When: Ongoing

Objective 2: Contact and confirm the following proposal writers:

  1. PAGC

  2. Anna Dinsdale - JP Proposals

  3. Chad Nilson

  4. Crystal Clarke - Sask Sports

  5. Judy McLeod-Campbell

Who: Board
When: October 31, 2020
Status:
Incomplete

Objective 3: Draft and submit proposals to the following funding agencies:

  1. Jordan's Principle

  2. ISC COVID

  3. ISC Land Based Programs

  4. Sask Sport, Sask Culture & Sask Lottery

  5. Community Initiative Fund

  6. Canadian Heritage

  7. Canada Council

  8. SIGA

  9. Mining & Oil & Gas Companies - Cameco, Orano, Enbridge, etc.

  10. Foundations & Grants

Who: Proposal Writers & Board
When: Ongoing

Objective 4: Secure funding agreements from the following sources:

  1. MLCN First Nations Trust

  2. Kitaskinaw Working Group

  3. PAGC Economic Development

  4. Prince Albert Development Corporation

Who: Finance & Audit Committee
When: Ongoing

Objective 5: Undertake fundraising activities, such as but not limited to the following:

  1. Bingo

  2. Raffles

  3. Draws (quads, skidoos, boats, etc.)

  4. Donations & Sponsorships

Who: Fundraising Committee
When: Ongoing

Objective 6: Develop and approve an annual budget.

Who: MNP & Board
When: Annually in March

Objective 7: Complete, review and approve financial reports.

Who: MNP, Finance & Audit Committee & Board
When: Annually in July, October, January & April

Goal 4: Develop and deliver programs and services to off-reserve members in a culturally appropriate manner.

Objective 1: Develop and deliver the following programs and services (see survey):

  1. Emergency Assistance Program

  2. Mental Health & Addictions (navigators, therapists, etc.)

  3. Transportation Services (medical, funerals, etc.)

  4. Homelessness (CMHC home ownership)

  5. Training & Employment Opportunities

  6. Sports & Recreation

  7. Culture, Language & Elders Program (MLCN Urban Land Education Based Program)

Who: Shirley Henderson, Arnold Naytowhow, Diana Bird & Eldon Henderson
When: Based on approved proposals

Objective 2: Customize and adapt program and service delivery online based on COVID guidelines.

Who: Shirley Henderson, Arnold Naytowhow & Diana Bird
When: Based on approved proposals

Goal 5: Build long-term and ongoing partnerships with stakeholders.

Objective 1: Develop and maintain partnerships with the following organizations and agencies:

  1. PAGC Urban Services

  2. Regina Treaty Status Indian Services Inc.

  3. Bernice Sayese Centre

  4. Friendship Centres

  5. Lac La Ronge Indian Band - Urban Navigator

  6. Saskatoon Tribal Council - Urban

  7. Victoria Union Hospital

  8. Municipalities

  9. RCMP and Municipal Police Services

  10. Prince Albert National Park

  11. KidSport

  12. Ministry of Social Services

  13. Sask Poly Tech

  14. Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

  15. Northlands College

  16. University of Saskatchewan

  17. First Nations University

Who: Jeff Badger & Eldon Henderson
When: Ongoing

Objective 2: Invite partners to Board meetings to make presentations for awareness, networking, etc.

Who: Jeff Badger & Eldon Henderson
When: Ongoing

Objective 3: Collect and share agency resource referrals from each urban area with the off-reserve members.

Who: Diana Bird
When: Ongoing

Objective 4: Develop and submit joint proposals with partners.

Who: Proposal Writer(s) & Board
When: Ongoing