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Our Mission


Mechet Charities Limited strives to be the premier First Nations Economic and Social Development organization and to provide fair, accountable and transparent management of charitable gaming funds.

Board of Directors



Ben Ground Candace Perrson
Lyle L. Morin Jason B.V. Morin
Howard Peacock Albert Thomas

Board Primary Responsiblity


Mechet Charities Limited holds and maintains the casino charity license for the Enoch Cree Nation.


AGLC has received Mechet Charities Limited application and has now been deemed eligible to receive their casino license. The license will be issued upon the day River Cree Resort and Casino opens.


Ensure charity license is in order and in accordance to the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Act and AGLC Gaming Policies; (without the charity license no dollars will flow into the community).


Ensure all applications approved are in compliance with the AGLC Charitable Gaming Policies.


Ensure the charitable casino events are operated in accordance with the Gaming and Liquor Regulations as defined in the AGLC Casino Licensee Terms and Conditions and Operating Guidelines handbook.


Identify and/or assess potential threats to the charitable gaming license.




Administration Staff Administration Staff
Jason B.V. Morin, President & CEO Phyllis Cardinal, Finance Manager - ECN
Steven Hull, CFO Mary K. Swanson, Finance Clerk - ECN
Howard Peacock, Community Liaison Sheena Cardinal, Finance Clerk - ECN
Albert Thomas, Elder Liaison Jessica Dorion, Housing Finance - ECN
Lisa Ground, Administration Manager Rebecca Gordon, Housing Assistant - ECN
Robyn Savard, HR Assistant Channing Ward, Housing Assistant - ECN
Laura Morin, Program Manager Jolene Ward, Housing Assistant - ECN
Tamara Thomas, Executive Assistant to CEO Casino Management
Deb Morin, R&C Manager Derek Morin, General Manager Advisor Dual
Crystal Cardinal, R&C Clerk Tanya Morin, Alternate General Manager
Carrie Gordon, Receptionist/Secretary Hail Ward-Thomas, Alternate General Manager
Mona Lafleche, Payroll/Accts Payable Bobbi Faye Gladue, Alternate General Manager
Paulette Kequahtooway, Reconciliation Clerk Brian Constant, Alternate General Manager
Tammy Gauchier, Finance/Admin Clerk Linda Jackson - Banker
Ben Ground, F.N.D.F. Alexis Mitchell - Banker
Andrea Go, Finance Clerk - ECN Winnona Bear - Banker
January Ground, Finance Clerk - ECN Sheldon Brule - Banker