The Constitution Act States:
Section 2.30: Huu-ay-aht First Nations Council shall, in consultation with Ha’wiih Council, appoint a Speaker who shall preside over the proceedings of the Legislature and the People’s Assembly.
The Government Act states:
Section 39(2): A Speaker appointed by Executive Council must:
(a) be an honoured and respected Huu-ay-aht citizen
(b) have the necessary experience, wisdom and impartiality to fairly and effectively discharge the powers, duties and functions of Speaker
(c) be generally knowledgeable about Huu-ay-aht laws including the Constitution, Huu-ay-aht Legislation and Huu-ay-aht Customary Law.
For more information or to submit your name to be considered for appointment to Speaker position, please contact Deborah Smith, Executive Assistant & Deputy Law Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-723-0100.
Honoraria and travel expenses will be provided for successful appointee.