The Nisga’a Nation has elected a new president for their government.
Eva Clayton beat out incumbent Mitchell Stevens by 196 votes in the election held Wednesday.
Brian Tait was voted as the Chairperson.
Corinne McKay won the vote for Secretary-Treasurer.
Willard Martin will be the Chairperson of the Council of Elders.
Keith Tait will become the Chief Councillor of Gitlaxt’aamiks Village.
Councillors of the Gitlaxt’aamiks will be Keith Clayton, Floyd Davis, Denise Eli, Noah Guno, Claude Morven, Taron Scott, and Edmond Wright.
Charles Morven will be the Chief Councillor of Gitwinksihlkw.
Matthew Bright, Wallace Clark, Charles Leeson, Peter Leeson, Craig McKay, and William Moore as the Laxgalts’ap Village Councillors.
George Moore will become the Chief Councillor for the Village of Gingolx with Claude Barton, Steve Doolan, John Moore, Henry Y. Stephens, and Vern Stevens as Village Councillors.
Juanita Parnell and Clifford Morgan will be the Local Representatives for the Prince Rupert/Port Edward Nisga’a Urban Local.
Keith Azak and Maryanne Stanley became the Local Representatives for the Terrace Nisga’a Urban Local.
Travis Angus and Sheldon Martin were elected as the Local Representatives for the Vancouver Urban Local.
Edna Barton, Shylo Gerritsen, and Peter O. Nelson have been elected to the Board of Directors for the Prince Rupert Nisga’a Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society.
A break down of the results can be found here.