Gordon A. Martell, Ph. D.
Superintendent of Education
Gordon is a member of the Waterhen Lake Cree First Nation in Treaty Six Territory. He is Superintendent of Learning Services with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools and an adjunct professor in Educational Administration at the University of Saskatchewan. Gordon has thirty years’ experience in Indigenous education and has served on numerous provincial and federal committees. Gordon received a Saskatchewan Centennial Leadership Award for over twenty years of community service in healthcare, policing, philanthropy and community development. He is a recipient of the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Excellence in Aboriginal Initiatives Award and Indspire’s Guiding the Journey Indigenous Educator Award. Gordon was the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration’s Thomas B. Greenfield Dissertation Award. Recently, Gordon has been advocating for and advising communities in the development of on-reserve First Nations education systems.