The nomination period for the Dehcho Grand Chief election process is now open.
According to a news release from the Dehcho First Nations which is based in Fort Simpson – the nomination period closes on July 16.
The pre-screening by the elections committee will be held on July 17th.
Candidates with incomplete applications will not be considered nor will those who do not meet the candidte criteria.
A conference call with the leadership will be held the next day to discuss and endorse the official candidates list.
A candidates forum will be held on July 24th in Wrigley – candidates must be available for this forum to answer questions from Elders and Membership.
The election will be held at the 2018 Annual General Assembly in July.