Charlie Clappis is a second-term councillor for Huu-ay-aht First Nations, a modern treaty nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island He is a proud Huu-ay-aht citizen who lives in the Anacla Village.
Charlie is a Red Seal carpenter who graduated from Camoson College in 2004 from the Victoria campus. While in Victoria, Charlie worked on many different projects that eventually lead him back to Anacla. With these skills and as a member of the community, he was instrumental in the construction of the Anacla Government office.
Charlie was elected to the Huu-ay-aht First Nation Council in 2011. Following that term, Charlie worked for his Nation in the Infrastructure Department for several years, focusing mostly on bringing reliable, safe housing to his community. He returned to Huu-ay-aht’s elected council in 2015. He currently holds the Infrastructure and Housing and Law and portfolios.
Charlie enjoys being active in the community and has enjoyed becoming a father to a beautiful young girl.