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Community Governance

Pinaymootang First Nation Chief and Council

The Community Governance are established for the following purpose:

  1. To provide good government to residents;

  2. Develop and maintain a safe community;

  3. To provide services, products and facilities required or allowed by this or any other enactment or considered by Chief & Council to be necessary or desirable for all or part of the community.


The Chief and Council play a major role in health. They have the ultimate authority for all matters pertaining to health such as:

  1. Developing and evaluating plans, policies and program delivery, administration operations, and services to patients/clients:

  2. All decisions and resolutions

  3. Ensuring the powers, duties and functions of the community government are appropriately carried out.


Health Portfolio Council Holders:

The designated Health Portfolio Council Holders will be the representative of the Band Council. The Health Portfolio Councillor will be responsible for monitoring and surveillance of all health operations and is the liaison between Chief & Council.

The Health Portfolio Council responsibilities include:

  • Attend all health meetings;

  • Prepare, read information, talk to people;

  • Authority lies with entire Chief & Council;

  • Represent the public;

  • Understand the issues and concerns of the people;

  • Work in liaise with Health Advisory Committee and Executive Health Director;

  • Review relevant reports, documents and articles


The Chief and Council were recently elected in 2021 with a 2-year mandate under the Indian Act. 1 Chief and 6 Council members serve as leadership of Pinaymootang First Nation.

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