Band Administration
Bob Andersen
  • 250-670-1100
  • 1-877-232-1100 (toll-free)

Accountable to the Chief and Council, the administrator implements the policies established by the Council.

Bob is responsible for the oversight of all administration and manages financial needs to the annual budget. He liaises between the Chief and Council and the Administration for current issues and future planning.

Band Reception
Heather Charleson
  • 250-670-1100
  • 1-877-232-1100 (toll-free)
  • 250-670-1102 (Fax)

Heather provides secretarial and reception support for the Band office. She’s the friendly face and voice of the office.

Education
Sheldon Ethridge - Teacher
  • 250 670 1191
Family Care and Social Support
Jaycee Thomas
  • 250-670-1101
  • 1-866-670-1181 (toll-free)
  • 250-670-1181 (Fax)

Working with the community, Jaycee organizes crafting events and community kitchens.

She also provides support to families throughout the legal process.

Finance
Sheila Tom
  • 250-670-1100
  • 1-877-232-1100

Sheila and Katie process the payment of all approved expenses for administrative and patient travel. They also manage the payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable for the band.

Fisheries
TBD – Manager
  • 250-670-1103
  • 1-877-232-1100 (toll-free)

Crew: Rufus Charleson and Paul Lucas Jr.

Forestry
Jeannine Adams
  • 250-670-1100
  • 1-877-232-1100 (toll-free)

The Hesquiaht Forestry department is currently operating in the areas of shakeblocking and saw mill operations. We have previously offered training in First Aid and Saw mill operations and look forward to offering other training in the near future. We also operate the Hot Springs Lodge.

Health
Felicia Aguliar
  • 250-670-1100
  • 1-877-232-1100 (toll-free)
  • 1-888-347-5306 (Fax)

Felicia makes the arrangements for patient travel and takes care of the financial details. She helps with the timely transport of prescriptions. Every 3-4 months the CHR (Community Health Representative) puts on a Wellness Day to provide access to additional health and wellness resources: for example – Chiropractor, Massage, Acupuncture, and Hearing.

Housing, Membership, and Council Secretary
Lisa Sabbas
  • 250-670-1101
  • 1-866-670-1181(toll-free)
  • 250-670-1181 (Fax)

Housing: Lisa manages all housing information for the band and liaises with CHMC and other offsite funding agencies with regards to maintenance and renovation needs. She also provides education for basic home maintenance.

Membership: Lisa manages the general Hesquiaht membership listing. She also provides Jay Treaty letters for members wishing to work in the United States.

Council Secretary: As secretary to the political arm of Hesquiaht, Lisa provides support to the Chief and Council as well as the Hereditary Chiefs. Maintains the minutes and reports from Council meetings.

 

Operations and Maintenance
Louie Sabbas
  • 250-670-1101
  • 1-866-670-1181 (toll-free)

Louie is responsible for the maintenance of the water, wastewater, and generator facilities. He also provides other maintenance help as needed.