ELECTION FOR AFN REGIONAL CHIEF (Alberta)
DATE: January 31, 2013
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – Noon [First Ballot]
LOCATION: Coast Plaza Conference Centre
1316 – 33 Street, NE
Calgary, AB T2A 6B6
Telephone: (403) 248-8888Nominations for the position of the Representative of the Chiefs of Treaties 6-7-8 (Alberta) to the Assembly of First Nations Executive, known as the AFN Regional Chief (Alberta) shall open Thursday, January 10, 2013.
Potential Candidates may download the Terms of Reference and Election Procedure Policy Manual, as well as the Declaration form and Nomination form
from the websites of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations at www.treatysix.org, Treaty 7 Management Corporation at www.treaty7.org, or Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta at www.treaty8.ca between January 10th and January 17th.To be eligible a candidate must be a Treaty First Nation citizen from a First Nation of Treaty No.6, Treaty No. 7 or Treaty 8 Alberta.
Each candidate must submit the Declaration Form, the Nomination Form, a brief bio with a photo
(passport size) and the non-refundable Election Bond to the Electoral Officer on Thursday,
January 17, 2013 no later than 4:00 p.m. The Electoral Officer shall be located at the Branch
Office of the Host organization, Treaty 7 Management Corporation Thursday, January 17, 2013
from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on. Address of the Treaty 7 Management Corporation is Suite 101,
12111 – 40th Street S.E. Calgary, Phone: (403) 539-0350.The Nomination Forms must carry the signatures of a Nominator, a Seconder and three supporters
of the candidate’s nomination. Each signature must be that of a current Chief of any of the First
Nations from the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, Treaty 7 Chiefs Association or Treaty 8
First Nations of Alberta.
The Election Bond is $1,000.00 and must be submitted with the candidate’s official forms; the
bond is to be either a certified cheque or money order made payable to Treaty 7 Management
Corporation and is non-refundable.
Term of Office shall be from January 31, 2013 to June 30, 2015.For further information contact:
Ms. Bobbi Herrera
Download a pdf copy of this announcement here
- pdf file of the Terms of Reference and Election Procedure Policy Manual here
- pdf file of the Declaration Form here
- pdf file of the Nomination Form here
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