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First Nations Summit Political Executive

The First Nations Summit Task Group are the Political Executive of the First Nations Summit. The FNS Political Executive members are elected and authorized by Summit Chiefs in Assembly to carry out specifically-mandated tasks on issues related to treaty negotiations. The FNS Political Executive members elected by the FNS Chiefs at the June 2019 Assembly are effective until June 2022.

First Nations Summit Co-Chairs

The First Nations Summit Co-Chairs are the Executive Members responsible for the administration of the First Nations Summit. The Co-Chairs are elected and authorized to carry out specifically-mandated tasks on issues related to treaty negotiations. They are responsible to oversee FNS Assemblies and the administrative arm of the Summit. The First Nations Summit Co-Chairs were elected by FNS Chiefs in the June 2016 Assembly, effective until June 2019.

First Nations Summit Staff

Howard Grant

Executive Director

Musqueam Indian Band

hegrant(at)fns.bc.ca

Colin Braker

Communications Director

Tseshaht - Nuu-chah-nulth Nation

cbraker(at)fns.bc.ca

Marilyn Teneese

Executive Assistant

?akisq̓nuk - Ktunaxa Nation

mteneese(at)fns.bc.ca

Colleen Collins

Accountant

Tahltan/Iskut Nation

ccollins(at)fns.bc.ca

Joy Rowe

Records & Information Management Coordinator

jrowe(at)fns.bc.ca

Debra Hanuse

Senior Policy Analyst

'Na̱mg̱is

dhanuse(at)fns.bc.ca

Karen Bolton

Secretary

Kitsumkalum - Tsimshian Nation

kbolton(at)fns.bc.ca

Indri Pasaribu

Assistant Records Manager

rimassistant(at)fns.bc.ca

Margaret Third

Receptionist

reception(at)fns.bc.ca