Public Works

Working for the community to provide prompt and essential services to the members of the Cree Nation of Waskaganish.

Public works is responsible for maintaining roads and walkways, community infrastructure, water distribution, sewer operations, sanitation/waste collection, garage operations, and public band buildings.


Willie Shecapio

Director of Public Works

Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director of Housing is responsible for the management of the Housing Department and as such must ensure that community housing, including rental housing, rent-to-own, and band-owned units is properly administered and maintained. The Director of Housing acts as the liaison between the housing advisory board, tenants, and future private homeowners.

Roads & Walkways Supervisor

Barry Blackned

Roles/responsibilities: Supervise garage employees, heavy equipment operators and sanitation workers. Responsible for Road maintenance, garage operations, and sanitation collection.

Public Buildings Maintenance Supervisor

Edward Visitor

Roles/responsibilities: Supervise public building maintenance employees. Responsible for maintaining all buildings owned by the Cree Nation of Waskaganish.

Water Works Supervisor

Leonard Hester

Roles/responsibilities: Supervise water plant technicians. Responsible for water distributions system and sewer operations.