Assembly of First Nations 2014 Election

On December 10, 2014, the next National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations will be elected during the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Winnipeg. The traditional term for the National Chief is three years, but due to the extraordinary circumstances of there not being a sitting National Chief, the term for the upcoming National Chief will be three and a half years.

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Aboriginal Employment – 533 hires; 90% retention

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Laurie Sterritt CEO BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association

Laurie Sterritt
joined the BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BCMTA) as its founding Executive Director in 2009. She came to BC AMTA from a senior role at Vancity Credit Union, and has also worked as an executive recruiter and as a project and special event manager. Laurie is also the founding CEO of First Resources Impact Ventures (F1RST RESOURCES). Laurie earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree at UBC and was certified as a Professional Fund Raiser by the University of Indiana. Laurie is a member of the Kispiox Band of the Gitskan Nation and grew up in Campbell River, BC. She joined the Board of the BC Institute of Technology in 2011. She is also a volunteer member of the BC Mining Industry HR Task Force.

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