NAN ELECTION TO BE HELD AT XXXVII KEEWAYWIN CONFERENCE IN CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION
THUNDER BAY (June 25, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chief Electoral Officer Jocelyn Formsma has announced official notice of the 2018 election for the NAN Executive Council.
Chiefs from NAN’s 49 First Nation communities will vote for members of the Executive Council (Grand Chief and three Deputy Grand Chiefs) on Wednesday August 15, 2018 during the XXXVII Keewaywin Conference to be held August 14, 15 & 16, 2018 in the traditional territory of Chapleau Cree First Nation.
The Electoral Officer will accept candidate nominations until Sunday, July 15, at 11:59 p.m. The official campaign period will commence once the final list of candidates is released (no later than July 22) and cease on August 14, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.
Information on the election process, the NAN Election Code and nomination forms are available on the NAN election website at www.nanelection.ca.
The election will be streamed live and available to view on the election website.
For more information about the election please contact: Jocelyn Formsma, Chief Electoral Officer – Phone: (613) 864-7033, Fax: (807) 625-4649 or Email: gmail%23com|NANElectoralOfficer2018
For more information about Nishnawbe Aski Nation please contact: Michael Heintzman, Director of Communications – Phone: (807) 625-4965 or (807) 621-2790 (mobile) or Email: nan%23on%23ca|mheintzman