Stan Franklin chaired the Manitoba Health Department's mental health program for northern Manitoba. He became Chair of the Mystery Lake Division in 1997, after Bev Desjarlais was elected to the House of Commons.
Fred MacLean was not a member of the previous board.
Gary McMillan was elected to the Mystery Lake School Board in 1992, and was its chair before Bev Desjarlais was selected for the position in 1994. In February 1994, he announced that two area teachers had been suspended for fighting in front of their students.
Margaret Pronyk operates a bookkeeping organization in Northern Manitoba. She has served as president of BPW Canada, has lobbied in favour of progressive pay equity policies, and was named BPW Canada Woman of the Year in 2004. She was also the Chief Electoral Officer for the northern provincial constitutuency of Thompson in 1999. She indicated that she required icebreakers to transport ballot boxes, and said that her financial resources in such a large area were stretched thin. She was chair of the Mystery Lake School Division by 2000, and appears to have been elected to the Thompson municipal council in 2002.
Ana Rodriguez holds a teaching degree from the University of Chile. She was a Mystery Lake School Trustee from 1981 to 1995, a member of the board of governors at Keewatin Community College from 2001 to 2004, and a member of the steering committee for the University College of the North from 2003 to 2004. In 2004, she was appointed to the twelve-member interim council of University College of the North. Rodriguez has a particular interest in adult education, multiculturalism and community development.
^Glen MacKenzie, "Victim met suspected killer in hospital: RCMP", Winnipeg Free Press, 4 March 1996, A1; Nick Martin, "Trustees hope hints at funds for poor kids materialize in budget", Winnipeg Free Press, 5 December 1997, A9.
^Bob Lowery, "Guess who's suspended for fighting?", Winnipeg Free Press, 24 February 1994.
^Glen MacKenzie, "Businesswoman honoured", Winnipeg Free Press, 9 October 1996, p. 4; "Manitoba movers", Winnipeg Free Press, 4 October 2000, B4, and Presentation to Pay Equity Task Force, BPW Canada, 20 June 2002, accessed 9 December 2006; BPW News InternationalArchived 2004-09-07 at the Wayback Machine., Official Newsletter of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, August 2004, accessed 9 December 2006.
^Doug Nairne, "Plan to change electoral map under attack", Winnipeg Free Press, 28 August 1998, A3.