The elected system Tla-o-qui-aht follows is comprised of a 9 Councillors and 1 Chief Councillor. This body serves a 2 year term to office. Once elected the Chief & Council will undergo a portfolio assignment exercise. Each elected member will be assigned a certain # 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 20, 2016 - May 20, 2018:

Chief - Elmer Frank


Councillor
Francis Frank

Councillor
Joe David Sr.

Councillor
Barney Williams Jr.

Councillor
Desmond Tom Sr

Councillor
Ivy Martin

Councillor
Tammy Dorward

Councillor
- Anna Masso