The elected system Tla-o-qui-aht follows is comprised of a 11 Councillors and 1 Chief Councillor. This body serves a 4 year term to office. Once elected the Chief & Council will undergo a portfolio assignment exercise. Each elected member will be assigned a certain amount of portfolios to work within.

Chief & Council have regular duly convened meetings to conduct the needs and services of the Tla-o-qui-aht Nation. Chief and Council work very closely with the Chief Executive Officer to maintain the vision, and mandate of this elected leadership.

Together these two systems plan, strategize, analyize, policies, procedures, and projects. Afterwhichthe Administration handles implementing and operation thereof.


Chief & Council
Elected to Office from May 11, 2018 - May 10, 2022:

Chief - Moses Martin


Councillor
Francis Frank

Councillor
- Joe Martin

Councillor
Joe David Sr.

Councillor
-  Corine Ortiz-Castro (Martin)

Councillor
- Thomas George

Councillor
Desmond Tom Sr

Councillor
-  Joe Curley

Councillor
Tammy Dorward

Councillor
- Anna Masso

Councillor
- Terry Dorward

Councillor
- Leo Manson