Over the Winter of 2022/2023 the Board of Directors at Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) made the decision to transition away from a mainstream hierarchical leadership structure towards an Indigenous governance model. This transition is currently underway. The Board of Directors will be working with community, staff, partners, and a recently formed Elders Advisory Circle to develop a new form of Indigenous governance for the Agency over the next 12-16 months.
During this transitional period, NCFST is being led by an Interim Leadership Council supported by the Board of Directors. This Interim Leadership Council is comprised of all the Directors at NCFST who are leading the agency through an Indigenous process of consensus-based decision-making, with support and guidance from the Board of Directors as needed.
The members of our Interim Leadership Council include: