PHCNP, HBScN, MEd
Mae is a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner in Thunder Bay and has a degree in nursing and Master of Education (Curriculum Specialty).
Her nursing career has been diverse and includes Primary Health Care, mental health and addictions, adolescent health, maternal and child health and community health. She has a strong health policy and research background in community development, youth suicide, early psychosis, cancer care, health human resources and acquired brain injury.
She coordinates a Mobile Treatment Team that provides opiate-agonist treatment with Suboxone in remote and rural First Nations and at a First Nations high school.
She is a member of the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Council, appointed by Minister of Health Eric Hoskins, responsible for the implementation of Phase 2 of the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy in Ontario.
She has worked as senior administrator responsible for First Nations health programs, both as Regional Director (Ontario) for Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health, and as Health Director at Nishnawbe Aski Nation, representing 49 First Nations with a total population of over 50,000 Ojibway and Cree living in the rural and remote north. Mae was a member of Temagami First Nation (Ojibway) near North Bay.