Chief Chris Roberts

Chief Councillor, Wei Wai Kum First Nation

Chris is the current Chief Councillor of Wei Wai Kum First Nation, he was elected in a by-election in April 2018 and re-elected to a four year term on February 20, 2019. Among his many roles and responsibilities, Chris is directly responsible for industry and government negotiations and facilitating economic development of the Nation. Prior to being elected as Chief Councillor, Chris served on Council for Wei Wai Kum for 1 year.

In his previous roles Chris worked as a Regional Economic Development Coordinator with the Nanwakolas Council for from 2010 to 2017. Achievements and accomplishments with Nanwakolas and its member First Nations include: development and implementation of a regional economic development strategy, community well-being and capacity strengthening initiatives, and coordination of a training and employment strategy.