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Payette is believed to be the first Indigenous person to sit on the OHF board
Gayle Payette has made a bit of history.
A member of M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, Payette officially joined the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) board of directors on June 24.
She was one of four new directors added to the board during the OHF’s annual general meeting, which was held at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel.
Payette is believed to be the first Indigenous person to sit on the OHF board.