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 the OIERS Board of Directors.

Staff Directory

Deptartment Staff Member Email/ extension
General Inquiries/ Executive Secretary Maria Baptiste enowkin@vip.net / ext. 0
Restorative Justice Manager Anna Tonasket justicecoordinator@vip.net / ext 217
Interim Education Coordinator Tracey Kim Bonneau tbonneau@vip.net / ext 208
Student Advisory Services/ Records Kathleen Michel dbase@vip.net / ext. 223
Theytus Books Ltd Dr. Greg Younging publisher@theytusbook.com
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 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
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 Dean Louis Okanagan Indian Band
Board Member Chief Byron Louis Okanagan Indian Band

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada