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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 Jason B.V. Morin
Lyle L. Morin Shane Morin
Howard Peacock Albert Thomas
Candace Persson  

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, ECN Finance Manager
Steven Hull, CFO Mary K. Swanson, ECN Payroll Clerk 
Howard Peacock, Community Liaison Sheena Cardinal, ECN Finance Clerk 
Albert Thomas, Elder Liaison Andrea Go, ECN Finance Clerk 
Lisa Ground, Administration Manager January Ground, ECN Payroll Clerk 
Laura Morin, Program Manager Summer Morin, EHA Finance Manager 
Tamara Thomas, Executive Assistant to CEO Jolene Ward, EHA Finance Supervisor
Deb Morin, R&C Manager Crystal McDonald, EHA Finance Document Mngmt. Clerk 
Crystal Cardinal, R&C Clerk Casino Management
Carrie Gordon, Receptionist/Secretary Derek Morin, General Manager Advisor Dual
Mona Lafleche, Payroll/Accts Payable Tanya Morin, Alternate General Manager
Paulette Kequahtooway, Reconciliation Clerk Hali Ward-Thomas, Alternate General Manager
Tammy Gauchier, Finance/Admin Clerk Bobbi Faye Gladue, Alternate General Manager
Ben Ground, F.N.D.F. Brian Constant, Alternate General Manager