Council of Elders Recruitment

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Council of Elders?  

Wilp Si'ayuukhl Nisga'a (WSN) recently amended the Nisga'a Government Act to simplify and streamline the process of identifying and appointing members to the Council of Elders.  With the amendment, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will maintain a roster of persons who meet the qualifications and are prepared to accept an appointment as a member of the Council of Elders.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to qualify, you must be:

  • A Nisga'a Citizen
  • A Sim'oogit, Sigidimnak' or other respected Nisga'a Elder
  • At lease 60 years of age or older
  • Willing to complete a criminal records check
  • Willing to hold office as a member of the Council of Elders for a minimum two-year term

Accepting Applications until September 23, 2016

For more information, contact NLG's Ayuukhl Nisga'a Department staff who will assist you in completing the eligibility process.

Bobby Clark, Manager or Maxine Azak, Administrative Assistant / Ayuukhl Nisga'a Department

Tel: 250-633-3000

Email: or


Also review the attached documents for further background information.

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