The Squamish Nation Government is composed of 16 elected Chiefs and Council, an elected Band Manager, and the Squamish Nation Administration. We are a careful and responsible government. We carefully manage our financial and human resources and always make decisions in the interest of the collective. As a responsible government, we have an obligation to Squamish Nation Membership to always carefully manage our financial and human resources, and we do so with pride.
The Council and each member of the Council, as well as all other officials and employees of the Nation have a fiduciary duty to act honestly and in good faith and in the best interests of the Nation in connection with the carrying out of any of their duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Nation.
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council receive their mandate to carry out the business and the operations of the Nation from membership through elections every four years, In turn, Chiefs & Council provide a mandate to staff based on a solid foundation of planning, policy and procedures.