Nuxalk Nation

Way kamalh kw’alhtnim wa suuncw ats, p’iixlalayctimut-s ti qnklsytilh t’ayc ala snuxyals wa skulhaltwas; ska sisuuncwalh t’axw alhtxw.

Administration

Under the direction of Chief and Council, Nuxalk Administration is responsible for the guidance and management and of the Nation's on-reserve programs and services.
Wilma Mack
Director of Administration
admin.director@nuxalknation.ca

Culture & Language

The Nuxalk Culture Department exercises our inherent rights and responsibilities as Nuxalkmc. As part of the Nuxalk Government, we are committed to protecting and incorporating Nuxalk culture into our ancestral and current governance structure. The Culture Department works respectfully and collaboratively with Nuxalk leadership and staff, community members and other aligned parties and networks. We provide traditional Nuxalk knowledge, language and understanding to support all departments in their planning, execution, and governance. We guide culturally appropriate policies and decision-making processes within our Nuxalk Government so that they reflect Nuxalk traditional law, values, principles, and cultural goals.
Clyde Tallio
Director of Culture & Language
clydetallio@nuxalknation.ca

Health

The Nuxalk Nation Health Department supports the delivery of a variety of healthcare services on-reserve including dental, optometry, audiology, and home care. The First Nations Health Authority, with an office located in Nuxalk Health, provides clinical and client care, home and community care, and communicable disease control through their community health nurse, Sophie Mack.
Our Team
Kirsten Milton
Health Director
health@nuxalknation.ca
Glenda Phillips (RN)
Home and Community Care Manager
homecare@nuxalknation.ca
Melinda Mack
Home Support Scheduler
hc.scheduler@nuxalknation.ca
Marietta Hans
CHR
chr@nuxalknation.ca
Jeanette Apps
Restorative Justice
restorative@nuxalknation.ca
Faye Edgar
Cultural Liaison
culture@nuxalknation.ca
Terri Siwallace
Health Receptionist
health.assistant@nuxalknation.ca
Crystal Legault
Patient Travel Assistant
paitent.travel@nuxalknation.ca
Mavis Walkus
Patient Travel Coordinator
pt.assistant@nuxalknation.ca
Sophie Mack
FNHA Community Health Nurse
sophie.mack@fnha.ca
Amy Pootlass
FNHA Nursing Assistant
amy.pootlass@fnha.ca
Alison Pootlass
Nuxalk LPN
lpn.general@nuxalknation.ca
Phylis George
Nuxalk LPN
homecare.lpn@nuxalknation.ca
Nuslhiixwta
Antoinette Hans
Program Manager
nuslhiixwta.pm@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Carmen Hans
Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant (SLP)
nuslhiixwta.sla@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Deanna Nygaard
Family Support Worker (FSW)
nuslhiixwta.fsw1@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Dorothy Sandy
Family Support Worker (FSW)
nuslhiixwta.fsw2@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Marie Schooner
Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD) Consultant
nuslhiixwta.ascd@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Ashley Brown
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(FASD) Key Worker
nuslhiixwta.fasd@nuxalknation.ca250 799 5914
Vacant
Aboriginal Infant Development (AIDP) Consultant
250 799 5914

Wellness

The Nuxalk Nation Wellness Department provides outreach services for those struggling with mental health issues, trauma, and drug and alcohol addiction through peer counselling, land-based healing, and Nuxalk cultural practices and protocols. Nuxalk Wellness provides support for families navigating the provincial child welfare system, as well as mental health, culture and recreation services for children and youth, and is currently incorporating wrap-around support services into its delivery model.
Our Team
Rhonda Schooner Sandoval
Land Based Healing Cultural Support Workers
landbasedhealing@nuxalknation.ca
Darlene Hall
Wellness Director
community.wellness@nuxalknation.ca
Vanessa Hans
Cultural Support Work
cullturalsupport@nuxalknation.ca
Mara Pootlass
Drug & Alcohol Land Based Healing
da.landbasedcoordinator@nuxalknation.ca
Eric Hunt
Peer Support Work
ericbenjaminhunt@gmail.com
Cheyenne Tweedie
Youth Coordination
nuxalk.youthcoordinator@gmail.com
Peter Snow
Case Manager
casemanager@nuxalknation.ca
Kelly Milton
Recreation Manager
recreation@nuxalknation.ca
Brad Dennis
Counsellor (contract)
tasiihasah@gmail.com
Tina Clellamin
Rediscovery (Office Manager for Nuxalk Nation)
membership@nuxalknation.ca
Visit Clean Energy

Clean Energy

The Nuxalk Nation Clean Energy Department is committed to reducing diesel consumption, improving energy efficiency, and reducing the community’s energy expenses in Nuxalk territory. The department is responsible for projects relating to run-of-the river hydroelectricity, solar installation, and community education and engagement.
Our Team
Vince Robinson
Clean Energy Coordinator
clean.energy@nuxalknation.ca
Elijah Mecham
Community Engagement & Climate Action Coordinator
Elijah@nuxalknation.ca
Shaina Tallio
GIS Mapping Technician
Shaina@nuxalknation.ca
Terry Webber
Project Manager
terryfwwebber@gmail.com
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Asset and Property Management

The Nuxalk Nation Asset and Property Management Department is responsible for Nation-owned community infrastructure and maintenance of on-reserve housing stock. The departments support one another on shared initiatives, but each is responsible for its own policies and future planning.
Our Team
Timothy Hans
Asset manager
asset@nuxalknation.ca
Carrigan Tallio
Property Manager
asset2@nuxalknation.ca
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Stewardship

As the sovereign caretakers of our ancestral territories, the Nuxalk Stewardship Office takes direction from elected and ancestral Nuxalk leadership to fulfil their roles as stewards of our lands and waters. The Stewardship Office functions independently from Nuxalk Administration and, working closely with Statatlmc and using a consent-based decision-making process, supports Culture and Ancestral Governance, the Marine Use Department, Lands Management, the Coastal Guardians, and Nuxalk Fisheries and Wildlife.
Our Team
Bernie Elkins
Stewardship Director
stewardship.director@nuxalknation.ca
Sam Pascoe
Marine Manager
marine.manager@nuxalknation.ca
Rhonda Morton
Stewardship Assistant
soa@nuxalknation.ca
Jason Moody
Fisheries and Wildlife Lab Project Supervisor
fishproject@yahoo.ca
Chris Nelson
Marine Use Coordinator
marine.use@nuxalknation.ca
Nuxalk Nation Guardians
Ernie Tallio
Guardian Manager
guardian@nuxalknation.ca
John Sampson
Guardian Technician
guardian2@nuxalknation.ca
Roger Harris
Guardian Technician
guardian3@nuxalknation.ca
Charles Saunders
Guardian Technician
Clayton Walkus
Guardian Technician
Carlos Edgar
Guardian Technician

IT Department

The Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for the implementation, management and security of the Nation’s digital information and infrastructure. This department also supports the Nation’s newest partnership, a joint company formed with CityWest to deliver high-speed fibre-optic internet to the Bella Coola Valley and is committed to bringing digital equity to our community.
Our Team
Joseph Nash
Director of IT and Project Management
it.director@nuxalknation.ca
Tiffany Wycotte
System Support | Data Analyst
systemsupport@nuxalknation.ca
Smaw Ti Slq'ilh
One Heart, One mind
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