Village Councils

Old Massett Village Council (OMVC) and Skidegate Band Council (SBC) are elected by their membership and perform the function of a village government. Councils are responsible for the well-being of the communities and enact policies and programs in the areas of capital, education, membership, health, social development, etc. They are also mandated to protect the well-being of Band members and the community; to establish cultural programs, and undertake initiatives in economic development.

Village Councils are accountable to the each respective community’s membership and to the Constitution of the Haida Nation.

Old Massett Village Council (OMVC)
Chief Councillor: Donald “Duffy” Edgars
Councillors: Cecil Brown, Robert Brown, Lisa Bell, Benjamin Edgars, Brodie Swanson, Lisa White, Ashley Jacobson

Skidegate Band Council (SBC)
Chief Councillor: William “Billy” Yovanovich
Councillors: Duane Alsop, David Crosby, Tracey Hageman, Michelle “Missy” McDonald, Trent Moraes, Michelle “Ooka” Pineault.