For Immediate Release

March 31, 2017


Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – The newly elected Council of the Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation today, announced their new portfolio responsibilities:

  1. Chief Roy Petit: Economic Development, Finance, Lands, Urban;
  2. Councillor E. Lennox Ananas: Public Works & Housing;
  3. Councillor Jackie Gamble: Education, Employment & Training, MMIWG/Women;
  4. Councillor Leighanne Gardipy-Bill: Governance, Justice, Willow Cree Healing Lodge;
  5. Councillor Jeremy Seeseequasis: Health, QBOWCFS, Social Development;
  6. Councillor Kevin Seesequasis: Communications, Emergency Management, Community Development;
  7. Councillor Tyrone Smallchild: Sports, Culture, Youth, Recreation, Elders.

I’m excited for what the future is going to bring with our new Council” said Chief Petit, “I want to create a team and support them in doing their job in whatever portfolio they take and move forward together. I believe we must include our community in that work.

The new Council was elected on March 24, 2017.

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For more information, please contact:

Chief & Council Communications

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