Executive
PresidentTyrone McNeilStó:lō Tribal Council
Vice-PresidentMarlene EricksonCarrier Sekani Tribal Council
TreasurerDarrell JonesSplatsin First Nation
SecretaryBarbara BarltropNanoose First Nation
Directors
MemberLast NameName# First Nations Represented by a Tribal Council
?Akisqnuk First NationSamStephanie
?Aq'amPierre, Jr.Joe
Adams Lake BandMatthewRob
Ahousat First NationAtleoRebecca
Aitchelitz First NationPointGwen
Binche Whut'en First Nation Erickson Jessica
Alexis Creek First NationCaseLenore
Blueberry River First NationsGreyeyesPatricia
Bonaparte Indian BandZabotel Keith
Boothroyd Indian BandDavidsonCheryl
Boston Bar BandO'DonagheyDolores
Burns Lake BandAsheCindy
Campbell River Indian BandWilsonJ. Curtis
Carrier Chilcotin Tribal CouncilHolteShawn
Carrier Sekani Tribal CouncilEricksonMarlene8
Cayoose Creek BandBobDenise
Chawathil First NationFlorenceThelma
Cheam Indian BandVictorSandra
Cheslatta Carrier NationWallShelley
Coldwater Indian BandAntoineJanice
Cowichan TribesCrockerChar
Da'naxda'xw First NationDavidsonElizabeth
Dease River First NationLinklaterJody
Fort Nelson First NationMichelRoberta
Gitanmaax Band CouncilWright-SimmsPansy
Gitga'at First NationVacant
Gitksan Government CommissionSmithKarmen4
Gitsegukla Band CouncilArguetaNoel
Gitwangak Band CouncilMorgan Lesley
Gitxaala First NationWhiteCliff
Glen Vowell Indian BandVan TunenPeter
Gwa’sala – ‘Nakwaxda’xw NationSmithGrace
Haisla NationDuncanBrenda
Heiltsuk BandBrownMary
Hesquiaht First NationLucasClaudette
Homalco First Nation TrenholmAlison
Iskut Band CouncilLouieJolene
Kispiox Band CouncilJohnsonLouise
Kitselas Band CouncilMooreDeborah
Kitsumkalum Band CouncilBohnCynthia
K'ómoks First Nation EversonCharlene
Kwadacha NationRohrbachAndreas
Kwakiutl Band CouncilHuntMarion
Kwakiutl District CouncilAnwarLisa9
Kwantlen First NationGabrielCheryl
Kwicksutaineuk Ah Kwa Mish ScowRobert
Kwikwetlem First NationDi NozziEric
Lake Babine NationPalmantier Montgomery
Lax Kw’alaams Indian BandRussell Jr.Harvey
Lheidli T'enneh BandJosephVincent
Liard River Reserve Loots Helen
Lillooet Tribal CouncilCopelandHelen11
Lower Kootenay Indian BandLouieAngela
Lower Nicola Indian BandCoutleeShane
Lower Similkameen Indian Band
Mamalilikulla First Nation PowellJohn
Metlakatla Band Council SkidmoreMarie
Musqueam Indian BandMitchellFaye
Nadleh Whut’en BandKetloSue
Nanoose First NationBarltropBarbara
Nazko First NationVacant
Nee-Tahi-Buhn BandMorrisJulia F.
Neskonlith Indian BandThomasTammy
Nisga'a Lisims GovernmentNyceDeanna4
Nooaitch Indian BandJumboKathleen
N'Quatqua Band CouncilThevargeJulie
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal CouncilLouieGreg14
Nuxalk NationPootlasIan
Okanagan Indian BandLouisDean
Old Massett Village CouncilBellLisa
Osoyoos Indian BandGabrielTheresa
Pacheedaht First NationMunroTara
Pauquachin First NationBartlemanMadeline
Penelakut TribeCrockerCandace
Quatsino First NationCahillRob
Saanich Indian School BoardOlsenCurits4
Saik'uz First NationThomasFaith
Seabird Island BandKaracsonyiEdie
Shackan Indian BandManuelDebra
Shuswap Indian BandFisherDebra
Skawahlook First Nation
Skeetchestn Indian BandDeneaultTerry
Skidegate Band CouncilPiercyMarcia
Skin Tyee First NationGoodingAdele
Skwah First NationWilliamsLeslie
Snuneymuxw First NationSewardNancy
Soda Creek Indian BandVacant
Songhees First NationL'HirondelleFran
SplatsinJonesDarrell
Spuzzum First NationStromquistDiana
Squamish NationWickPaul
Squiala First NationWesleySaylesh
Stellat'en First NationReynoldsAngela
Stó:lō Nation GreeneRose11
Stó:lō Tribal CouncilMcNeilTyrone8
Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First NationLouieDarlene
Stz'uminus First NationHarrisCecilia
Tahltan Band CouncilReidIsabel
Takla Lake First NationKorolykWilliam
Taku River Tlingit First NationJackSandra M.
Tk̓emlúps te SecwépemcGottfriedsonKaty
Tl’azt’en NationVacant
Tla-o-qui-aht First NationFrankIris
Tl'etinqox-t'in Government OfficeJohnnyKristen
Tlowitsis TribeAiktenEmily
Tobacco Plains Indian BandGravelleLeanna
Ts’kw’aylaxw First NationAlecClifford
Tsal'alhPetersPhyllis
Tsartlip First NationMorrisWilliam
Tsawout First NationUnderwoodKendra
Tsay Keh Dene BandIzonyLinnea
Tseshaht First Nation Gallic Jennifer
Tseycum First NationBillRobin
Tsilhqot'in National Government Tribal CouncilStumpSherry6
Tsleil-Waututh First NationGeorgeAngela
Tzeachten First NationWilliamsMelanie
Upper Nicola BandLindleySharon
We Wai Kai NationInrigCindy
Wet'suwet'en First NationWall Danielle
Williams Lake Indian BandSureNorma
Witset First NationMattsonDiane
Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government  Myers Michelle
Yakweakwioose First NationWenman Thelma
Yekooche First NationThomasMary Jean
Yunesit'in GovernmentMontgomeryRosalie

Membership

Membership is open to BC First Nations communities (Bands).  Each Band can have one representative on the FNESC Board.

How to Become a Member

How to Change a Director

You can also contact FNESC at 1-877-422-3672 regarding membership enquiries.

See the Board Meeting schedule

Tyrone McNeil is President of the First Nations Education Steering Committee as well as vice-president of the Stó:lō Tribal Council, Vice-President of the First Nations Technology Council, an advisor to the First Peoples’ Cultural Council and a member of the Chiefs’ Committee on Education of the Assembly of First Nations. Tyrone is widely recognized for his strong understanding and leadership in the fields of First Nations education and First Nations rights – locally, provincially, and nationally.
Deborah Jeffrey, FNESC Executive Director and a member of the Tsimshian Nation. Deborah has a Master’s in Education as well as a law degree and she has worked for three decades to advance quality First Nations education. Previously, Deborah was president of the Tsimshian Tribal Council, Co-Chair of the National Working Group on First Nations, and Co-Chair of the BC Teachers’ Federation Task Force on Aboriginal Education.