Admin & Finances

The Administration department is the heartbeat of the Nation. The team is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations that are necessary to run our nation in an effective and efficient manner while helping deliver programs and services to the community members. Everything flows through this department. Every dollar that the Nation spends must be reported, managed, budgeted, and audited. It is the responsibility of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)  and staff to ensure we do things the right way and in a timely manner.


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO); Ruth Sauder brings organization and structure to a department that has many deadlines to meet every month and quarterly throughout the year. She works closely with the Chief and Council to ensure their Policies and Procedures are carried out. Ruth works closely with all departments in order to have an effective and efficient structure. 

Executive Assistant; Stacey Charles works closely with the Chief & Council to ensure their policies and procedures are carried out. She assists the council in scheduling and planning for the core operations for Beecher Bay. Stacey is also, the Property Tax Administrator, and the Education Coordinator.

Receptionist; Bonnie Charles is often the first face people see when visiting our office and also, the first voice people hear when calling the office. Bonnie will transfer calls and take messages when staff is not in the office. 


BBFN Finances are managed by its Finance Department. The department assists in the preparation of all departmental budgets and monitors program expenditures. The department prepares monthly and quarterly financial statements for staff and Council when needed as well as prepares for the annual audit. CAO, Ruth supervises both staff and report preparation.

Senior Bookkeeper; Thelma Thomson manages the accounts receivable and monitors the accounts payable;

Accounts Payable/Payroll clerk; Selina Atleo processes invoices and ensures that bills are paid in an orderly and timely fashion and is responsible for the payroll of all BBFN employees.