Tk’wemi’ple7 (Councillor) Howard Nordquist, political, advocate.
Tk’wemi’ple7 (Councillor) Howard Nordquist is assigned to the Natural Resources Pillar. Secondary pillar is Sustainability Development pillar.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to provide advocacy, leadership on political issues related to the areas of resource sector and major projects. Role in planning and implementing the political agenda to address jurisdiction and/or rights of ALIB.
Primary Portfolio – Natural Resources
Secondary Portfolio – Sustainability Development
Works with senior staff in Natural Resource Department. His secondary pillar is the Sustainability Development Pillar. Responsibilities include, but not limited to provide advocacy, leadership on political issues related to the areas of Natural Resources. First Nations participation at various tables to ensure concerns and interests are taken into consideration throughout the resource sector and major projects. Land management and resource use issues are key areas of concern for cultural, traditions, economic and political/governance structures.
My mother was Lillian Anthony. My grandparents were Michel and Amy Anthony.
I am married and have a daughter.
I also have two brothers and two sisters. I was born in Kamloops B.C. I grew up on the north shore of the Shuswap Lake. I graduated from Salmon Arm Senior Secondary School.
I worked for a company in the lower mainland for 28 years. I started out as a laborer and I worked my way into a management position.
I attended Thompson River University where acquired my Class 3 drivers and Class 1 drivers licenses. I have Restorative Justice and Healing Circle training, along with some basic computer courses.
The advancement of my promotion in previous employment.
First term as Tk’wemi’ple7 (Councillor) for ALIB.
Always willing to learn and will collaborate closely with our Council Team to safeguard Secwepemc land, resources, and culture heritage.
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