Westbank First Nation (WFN) Council is requesting letters of interest for appointment to the Allotment Commission in order to fill a recently occurring vacancy. 

 The purpose of the Allotment Commission is to evaluate and make decisions on applications for housing allotments, administer the allotment of community lands, establish policies and procedures for the operation of the Allotment Commission, serve as a source of information with regards to the granting of housing allotments and carry out other responsibilities as may be assigned to them.

To qualify for appointment to the Allotment Commission, a person must:

  •  Be a WFN Member;
  •  Be 19 years of age or older;
  • Possess good character, credibility and reputation;
  • Not be a Member of Council;
  • Not be a WFN staff member employed in Housing or Lands;
  • Not be in arrears to WFN with respect to any loans, debts or other financial obligations; and
  •  Provide a sworn declaration that they have not been convicted of an indictable criminal offence in Canada or a felony in the United States within the past ten year, provided that conviction of an offence relating to the assertion or exercise of aboriginal rights or title shall be deemed not to be a conviction for this purpose.

Commissioners are paid an honorarium per duly convened meeting, with meetings taking place as necessary (typically averaging around 1.5 meetings per month.)

If interested in being appointed to the Allotment Commission, please submit an online Letter of Interest by the end of the day on January 4, 2019. 

Mailed Letters of Interest can be sent to 301-515 Highway 97 South, Kelowna, B.C. V1Z 3J2. Attention: Adam Nerger. 

 For a copy of the Allotment Law or Allotment Policy or other information, please contact Adam Nerger at 250-769-4999.