NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly
The NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly has been confirmed for May 7 & 8, 2019 at the Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Chiefs/Proxies are asked to complete the attached registration form to confirm his/her attendance and forward to the attention of Narene Barkman via email [email protected] or by fax (807)623-7730.
Travel will be covered for Chiefs /Proxies. Travel days are Monday, May 6 and Thursday May 9, 2019. Air travel will be booked by NAN staff or for the use of a personal vehicle; mileage will be covered and based on the NAN rate. As required by NAN Chiefs Finance Committee, the most economical arrangements will be made to keep the overall costs to a minimum.
For those that are not covered by NAN who wish to attend the NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly the following airlines have provided discount travel codes:
Westjet discount code: F44EI45
Porter discount code: NAN19
Air Canada discount code: K8VJX3U1
Accommodations for Chiefs/Proxies, Elders, Women & Youth Councils, and guests of NAN will be booked by NAN Staff.
If you are unable to attend, a proxy may be sent. Proxy notice must be sent in advance on letterhead and signed by the Chief and Council or a quorum of the Council. This letter will ensure that the proxy has full conference privileges to act on your behalf. The designated proxy should bring the original letter to the meeting.
Sample Proxy Letter
Please send proxy letters to the attention of Narene Barkman via email [email protected] or by fax
The NAN Elder’s Council is invited to attend and NAN will cover their travel expenses and accommodations. First Nations and Tribal Councils bringing additional Elders are responsible for all expenses incurred including travel, accommodations, and honorarium.
Elder’s Council registration contact is Narene Barkman and she can be reached by email [email protected] or phone at (807)625-4945 /1(800)465-9952
WOMEN’S COUNCIL and YOUTH COUNCIL
The NAN Women’s Council and the Oshkaatisak (Young Peoples) Council are invited to attend and NAN will cover travel expenses and accommodations. NAN staff will contact Women’s Council and Oshkaatisak members directly to register and make arrangements.
RESOLUTIONS-DEADLINE –THURSDAY April 18, 2019
Resolutions to be considered at the Assembly can be forwarded electronically to Luke Hunter at [email protected] or via fax at (807)623-7730.
OPEN CALL TO CHIEFS FOR AGENDA ITEMS – DEADLINE: THURSDAY April 18, 2019
If there are any priority issues or items that you wish to discuss at the NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly, please contact Wendy Caruk by email [email protected] or by phone at (807)625-4933 / 1(800)465-9952. Open call for agenda items is for Chiefs only.
If you require any additional information or require clarification, please contact Charlene Yerxa by email [email protected] or phone at (807)625-4914 /1(800)465-9952