Brad Battiston is the Principal of the Matawa Learning Centre, with 11 years of administrative experience in First Nations high schools. Brad earned his B.A./B.Ed. and M.Ed. from Lakehead University. Brad is currently finishing his Supervisory Officer Qualifications. During the past year, Brad, and Matawa Education Department Manager, Sharon Nate, have worked extensively with the Jury Recommendations from the Seven Youth Inquest. This work includes meeting with various First Nations organizations and levels of government, designing and implementing programs related to the Jury Recommendations, and advocating on behalf of Matawa communities and the Matawa Learning Centre. Additionally, Brad has been tasked as the Project Manager for the move to the new Matawa Education and Care Centre.