Our Staff Team

Norm Jaehrling

Chief Executive Officer

e: ceo@whitelakelp.ca
t:  (807) 822-2134 ext 219
c: (705) 971-4508

Norman Jaehrling has been in the position of CEO for over 5 years and during this time has led the business out of period of uncertainty to a diversified venture with gross revenues of over $2 million annually, well over $50 million when we factor in our various related companies.  Mr. Jaehrling is an accomplished community economic development practitioner, entrepreneur and executive with over 30 years of experience in facilitating, developing and financing community and economic development opportunities for Northern Ontario rural and indigenous communities. In addition to leading the operations of the Partnership, Mr. Jaehrling represents the Partnership and community on the boards of directors of numerous related ventures and co-ventures.

Lana Lawrence-Petten

Operations Manager

e:  opsmanager@whitelakelp.ca
t:  (807) 822-2134 ext. 217

Lana has been working with White Lake LP since 2017.  Her experience working in management and health and safety in construction, mining and energy sectors has given her a remarkable and highly valuable skill-set for her role with us.  Lana reports to the CEO, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization including policy development and enforcement, job planning, procurement, human resources, health and safety, asset management, customer liaison and job monitoring, quality control and issues related to management.

Wanda Ward

Finance Clerk

e:  financeclerk@whitelakelp.ca
t:  (807) 822-2134 ext 216

Wanda has been working with White Lake LP since 2015, and is a band and community member of Netmizaaggmig Nishnaabeg. She brings with her 6 years of administrative experience, and in 2017 was promoted to work as our finance clerk. Wanda reports to the Operations manager, and ultimately the CEO, and is responsible for payroll and Accounts Payable processing and record keeping. She also continues to support the team with administrative work and overall interoffice organization.

Ryan Desmoulin

Finance/Operations Coordinator

e:  opscoordinator@whitelakelp.ca
t:  (807) 822-2134

Ryan has been working with White Lake LP since 2019, and is a band member of Netmizaaggmig Nishnaabeg and former member of the Board of Directors. He brings with him experience working in finance for NAN Corporate Services as well as a Business Fundamentals Certificate. He is a family man and a dedicated worker who loves the outdoors, being on the land, and the travelling to get there.

Marlene Sabourin

President, Board of Directors

Bio coming soon.