Trust Committee Meetings
The Trust Committee tries to meet monthly for committee meetings. If you would like to see minutes from past Trust Committee meetings, please contact the Trust Chair at (250) 230-2155 to set up a viewing.
All Band Meetings
The Trust Committee is obligated to hold at least one all band Trust meeting per year, which is open to all Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Band Members. It is at these all band meeting where proposals to use Trust funds are voted upon, requiring a quorum of 25% of the Band Membership to be present, and 50% +1 of those people to vote for or against the proposals. The Trust Committee is also obligated to provide reports and financial updates at these meetings.
July 18, 2012
This meeting was originally scheduled for May 31, then postponed because quorum was not achieved.
The community voted on two proposals, to continue funding the Culture program and Youth Sports & Recreation program. Both proposals were accepted.
October 4, 2011
This meeting was originally scheduled for Sept. 29, 2011, then rescheduled to accommodate a funeral.
Click on the red links to open the following documents:
The community voted on one proposal, to fund the rebuilding of elder Marion Wamiss' house. 124 people voted (83 in favour, 39 against, and 2 spoiled ballots) and the proposal passed.
Here is a slideshow of photos from the meeting:
March 3, 2011
The Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw community voted on four proposals:
Culture, Elders, Youth Sports & Recreation, and an Emergency Fund (listed in the right-hand menu). 151 people voted, and all four proposals passed. Read more about these projects on the projects