Executive Council


The Ktunaxa Nation Council is governed by the Executive Council which
is comprised of Chiefs from each Community and Sector Council Chairs.

Sector Councils are comprised of elected Leadership from each
of the four Ktunaxa Communities, who provide guidance in five sectors.

Nation Executive Council

Kathryn Teneese – Nation Chair

Shawna Janvier – CAO – Staffer

Chief Ryan Nicholas – ʔakisq̓nuk

Chief Jason Louie – Lower Kootenay Indian Band

Chief Joe Pierre – ʔaq̓am

Chief Heidi Gravelle – Tobacco Plains Indian Band

Julie Birdstone – TKL Sector Chair

Josie Fullarton – Economic Sector Chair

Sandra Luke – Lands & Resources Chair

Garret Gravelle – Employment & Education Chair

TBD – Social Sector Chair – Vacant