Danielle Boissoneau is Anishnaabe kwe from Ketegaunseebee (Garden River, Ontario). As a mother of five children, Danielle enjoys her responsibility to protect the water. Following in the tradition of Grandmother Josephine Mandamin, Danielle likes to walk for the water whenever possible. Doing Water Walks around Hamilton Harbour, St. Clair River and the Grand River has been some of the most rewarding experiences of her life. Achieving unity in love and defence of water is one of Danielle's favourite goals.
Frank Ettawageshik is the Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan in Harbor Springs, MI. Frank served fourteen years as the Tribal Chairman of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Harbor Springs. During his tenure as Tribal Chairman he was instrumental in the adoption of the Tribal and First Nations Great Lakes Water Accord in 2004. He is also the Chairman of the United League of Indigenous Nations Governing Board with 40 years of public service with many other organizations.
Luke Evans is GLC's Program Manager and was born and raised in northwest lower Michigan, just a few miles from Lake Michigan and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. He has a background in Great Lakes policy, previously working for a Native American government. He enjoys good food, camping, and exploring the shores of the Great Lakes.