Bois Forte

Staff Members

Billie Mason
Commissioner of Education
Christine Bloom
Early Childhood Programs Director

Vondalee Carr
Child Care / Data Manager

Ruth Porter
Education & Disabilities Manager

Wendy Hildebrand
Family Services Manager

Laura Ferwalt
Health & Safety Manager

Head Start Teachers
Tania Wilkin
Rene Barto
Pam Sherman
Amber Wilke

Head Start Teacher Aide
Rhiannon Strong

Head Start Bus Driver / Janitor
Dave Steel

Head Start Vermilion Cook
Wilma Andrews

Child Care Teachers
Lori Hawk
Wendy Deatherage

Child Care Teacher Aide
Terrie Morrison

Bois Forte Contact:
Vondalee Carr,
Child Care Supervisor / Head Start Data Manager

General Reservation Information

Became a Federally Recognized Tribe:
Enrolled Members:
Approximate Size: 211.89 Square Miles (2000 Census)
Approximate Population: 657 (200 Census )
Within Counties Of: Koochiching County & St. Louis County

For more information contact:
Bois Forte Band of Chippewa at (218) 757-3261

The mission of Bois Forte Early Childhood Programs is to provide a safe, healthy and enjoyable learning environment in order to give the children the greatest chance for future success through learning opportunities and by partnering with their families and the community.