Marilyn Zachariah

Director of Operations

marilyn-smallIn her role as the Modern Clan fiscal overseer, Marilyn helps keep client budgets and our internal accounting system on track. She has provided accounting and overall business support in all our major campaigns, including MBLL campaigns.

She maintains daily accounting functions, develops and manages human resources policies and contributes to our team’s efficiency and effectiveness. Marilyn works with the Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC) in Manitoba, which is one of four general authorities under Child and Family Services. She currently is working on their annual report and providing overall 17 marketing communications consultation. Marilyn has gained further insight into Aboriginal political and social issues through her work with SFNNC.

Marilyn also is the program coordinator for the Diabetes Medicine Bag, a unique educational resource kit for Aboriginal children and their families to raise awareness about and help prevent type 2 diabetes and promote healthy food choices, active living and Aboriginal traditions. The interactive kits were designed with input from Elders, the National Aboriginal Diabetes Association, First Nationshealth professionals and others. They include creative and culturally sensitive ideas and activities. Marilyn has been responsible for promoting the kits and coordinating their assembly and delivery to First Nations, schools and others across Canada.