Mission Statement:
“Esk'etemc is collectively providing progressive economic opportunities whose purpose is to preserve Esk'etemc culture and spirituality while protecting Secwepemculucw through promoting and reviving Secwepemctsin for future generations”
 

Patricia Chelsea, Managing DirectorPatricia Chelsea, Managing Director

Patricia Chelsea is a member of the Esk'etemc band and has been the Managing Director since January 2015 and works as the coordinator for the Esk'etemc Council and is responsible for the overall management of the department heads.

Faye Chelsea, Finance Administrator

Faye Chelsea is from Anaham Reserve and has been a member of Esk'etemc for over 25 years.  She began as the Finance Administrator in June 2014.  The Finance Administrator is responsible for the financial administration of all funds and accounts, and for the development, implementation and supervision of all systems and procedures within the Esk'etemc government.

Finance Clerk  Mary Samson is a member of the Esk'etemc band and has been working for the Esk'etemc band since 2011 and she is responsible for the general financial support services of all funds and accounts for Esk'etemc. 

Executive Assistant Edna Robbins is a member of the Esk'etemc band and has been working  for the Esk'etemc band since 1997 and she is responsible for the support services of all correspondence in the Governance Office for the Esk'etemc Council and Managing Director and assists with band membership. 

Radio Station Announcer  Corrine Johnson a member of the Esk'etemc band and has been working for the Esk'etemc band since 2000 and she is responsible for the radio station announcements, communication, and updates.

If you would like to make an announcement or make a music request, please contact Corrine Johnson at 250-440-5621.

If you require information regarding the Administration office, please contact Edna Robbins at 250-440-5611 extension 200 or email erobbins@esketemc.ca.

Norma Sure, Managing DirectorRobyn Robbins, Indian Registry Administrator (IRA)

Robyn Robbins is a member of the Esk'etemc band and and as the IRA is responsible to Register eligible First Nations (FN) individuals as Registered Indians under the Indian Act in the Indian Registry; Record life events (e.g., birth, death, marriage, adoption, etc.) in the Indian Registry; Issue Certificates of Indian Status (Status Cards) to identify FN persons as eligible for services and benefits that are specifically designed for Registered Indians; Renew or replace Certificates of Indian Status.

If you require information regarding Indian Registry, please visit one of the following links or contact Robyn Robbins at 250-440-5611 extension 200 or email rrobbins@esketemc.ca.

The below application links require you to have Adobe PDF application to print the applications forms.  If you are unable to print the forms, please call Robyn Robbins at the above number for assistance. 

Bill C - 3

Are you eligible for Indian Status?

Application for Certificate of Indian Status

Application of Registration of an Adult under the Indian Act

Application of Registration of a Child under the Indian Act

Bill C-3 - Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act

This bill amends provisions of the Indian Act that the Court of Appeal for British Columbia found to be unconstitutional in the case of McIvor v. Canada. The bringing into force of Bill C-3 will ensure that eligible grand-children of women who lost status as a result of marrying non-Indian men will become entitled to registration (Indian status). As a result of this legislation approximately 45,000 persons will become newly entitled to registration.

Exploratory Process Indian Act Press Release 2011

Bill C-3 Gender Equity Application Process

Bill C-3 Gender Equity Application for Registration