BC Regional chief re-elected

The FNS congratulates Jody Wilson-Raybould on her re-election as BC Regional Chief of the BCAFN.

VANCOUVER—The First Nations Summit (FNS) congratulates Jody Wilson-Raybould (Puglaas) on her 1st ballot re-election as BC Regional Chief of the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN).

Regional Chief Wilson-Raybould, whose traditional name is Puglaas, is from the Musgamagw Tsawataineuk and Laich-Kwil-Tach Peoples of Northern Vancouver Island. She is a citizen and a council member for We Wai Kai Nation. She will be serving her second consecutive three year term as Regional Chief of the BCAFN.

“We are very pleased that Regional Chief Wilson-Raybould received such a strong mandate to continue her work for a second three year term”, said Chief Doug White, member of the First Nations Summit Political Executive. “We look forward to working with her over the next three years to ensure the critical issues that our nations and people face are addressed in close coordination with National AFN Chief Shawn Atleo”.

“Regional Chief Wilson-Raybould has shown that she understands the local, regional and national issues that impact the lives of First Nations across BC, and she is committed to continuing to work with the First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs as a member of the First Nations Leadership Council, as an advocate and champion for our communities”, said Dan Smith of the FNS Political Executive.

 

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