Services provided within the Environment Office administration department include payroll, accounts payable/receivable and reception. The Library is also housed in the same building.
The SON Environment Office provides coordination and support to the Joint Council on matters that impact or may potentially impact our rights, interests and jurisdiction in Saukiing Anishnaabekiing. The SON EO receives direction from Joint Council to place efforts into matters in the territory that include, but are not limited to, land use, resource extraction, energy production, waste management, and our fisheries. The goal of the Environment Office is to provide support to the Joint Council through processes of making informed, sound and strategic political decisions that reinforce and strengthen the stewardship role we hold in our territory.