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Phyllis Lerat
Phyllis Lerat
Appointed to the Board of Directors January 1, 2018

Phyllis Lerat is a retired librarian and has worked for thirty-two years for her chosen profession, developing library services for the Department of Education, Provincial Library Services,and the First Nations University of Canada.

Over the years Phyllis has volunteered and served on boards for the Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc., seventeen years with the Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger in various capacities as Treasurer, Vice-President, and President. Additionally, she has been an active member of the Regina Aboriginal Professional Association and with Library Services for Aboriginal Peoples, which further lead to her participation and Regina host for the International Indigenous Libraries Forum, thus travelling extensively delivering papers on Indigenous Library issues. Phyllis also has accepted appointments on the Ministry Advisory Committee for Aboriginal library services and for the National Library Advisory Board.

Phyllis is a wife, mother of four, a grandmother and great grandmother. She is of Cree descent from the Treaty 4 territory and enjoys cooking and travelling during her leisure time.