Officers Bios

President, Eva Clayton

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Secretary-Treasurer, Corinne McKay

Corinne is serving her second term at Secretary-Treasurer. Corinne is Ganada (Frog/Raven), of the House of Hay’maas. Her Nisga’a name is Bilaam Neekhl , meaning “Pearly Fin”. She is married to Alfred McKay of Laxgalts’ap and has two sons Will and Bertram, and daughter, Melissa and twin granddaughters.

She has a Business Administration Diploma; Bachelor of Commerce, major in Accounting; and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She had the great opportunity to learn the Nisga’a Language and Nisga’a Culture as University Credit Courses by taking evening courses with late Dr. Bertram McKay and his wife Audrey.

Corinne worked in the fishing industry, leaving a position of General Manager to take a health contract with Nisga’a Valley Health . She has worked as a Bookkeeper, Administrator, Referendum Commissioner, Chief Electoral Officer, Vocational /Technical Director, Instructor, Human Resources Manager and Director of Programs.

She served as a member of Gitwinksihlkw Village Government and Wilp Si’ayuukhl Nisga’a for the 2004 – 2008 term. She readily acknowledges the tremendous efforts of those that made the Nisga’a Treaty a reality. The role of the Secretary-Treasurer is defined in the Nisga’a Financial Administration Act; she will ensure compliance with the legislation, and support the nation in efforts of progress forward.

Chairperson, Brian Tait

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Chairperson of the Council of Elders, Willard Martin

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