First Nation Governance Training

Only Available for First Nations

What you will learn:

  • What governance means
  • The roles and responsibilities of:
    • The Chief
    • The Chief and Council
    • Council Committees
    • The Director of Operations
    • Members of the First Nation
  • How to run an efficient Chief and Council Meeting
  • What is a conflict of interest (brief as part of a separate presentation)
  • How conflicts of interest are appropriately dealt with (brief as part of a separate presentation)
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Additional Information

  • First Nation Governance refers to the way in which a First Nation is directed and controlled
  • On a First Nation the Chief and Council must:
    • Make decisions that are in the best interests of the First Nation and its members
    • Be knowledgeable of all relevant policies
    • Be knowledgeable of and compliant with all relevant legislation
    • Promote responsible and transparent decision-making
    • Be able to recognize, manage and mitigate risks and
    • Manage funds responsibly
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Who Should Attend this Seminar

  • The Chief
  • Councilors
  • The Band Manager, the CAO or the Director of Operation

For more information visit our SDLaw e-Learning & Training Centre and upcoming events in our SDLaw calendar. Contact us at (705) 268-6492 or online to find out more about how we can assist you.

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