The Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) Board has now appointed a Chief Returning Officer (CRO) - Mary Ann Villeneuve - as a first step in the election for Gwich’in Tribal Council Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief.
Upon appointment of the CRO, the GTC Board has now fulfilled its duties within the outlined election process until the new Executive are elected following the Annual General Assembly, tentatively scheduled for September 5-6, 2020 in Inuvik.
The role of the CRO is to carry out the election independently from GTC in accordance with the GTC By-laws and Election Policy. The CRO may call an election at anytime, and any questions regarding this procedure should be directed to her attention.
The CRO contact information is:
Mary Ann Villeneuve