The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Credentials Committee is pleased to announce the names of the candidates for the Office of the Chief, the Office of the First Vice Chief, and the Office of the Third Vice Chief.
The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of the Chief are:
- BEN, Helen – Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation
- CAMERON, Robert (Bobby) – Witchekan Lake First Nation
- OMANI, Leo – Wahpeton Dakota First Nation
The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of the First Vice Chief are:
- JONATHAN, Kimberly – Wahpeton Dakota First Nation
The candidates, in alphabetical order, for the Office of Third Vice Chief are:
- LERAT, Edward (Dutch) – Cowessess First Nation
Kimberly Jonathan and Edward (Dutch) Lerat will be formally acclaimed during the fall Legislative Assembly at TCU Place in Saskatoon, October 28 and 29, 2015. Interim Chief Jonathan and Vice Chief Lerat will continue their duties until that time.
A by-election for the Office of the Second Vice Chief will also be held during the fall Legislative Assembly on October 28 and 29, 2015. Candidates for the Office of the Second Vice Chief must submit the required documentation set out in the FSIN Election Act by October 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. A list of candidates for the Office of Second Vice Chief will be released on or shortly after October 5th.
The FSIN represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan. The Federation is committed to honouring the spirit and intent of Treaty, as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of the Treaty promises that were made more than a century ago.
For more information please contact:
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Deputy Electoral Officer
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