The Executive consists of the President and Chief and Vice-Chief. The role of the Executive is to act as a liaison between Government and the Membership. The Executive also manages the operations and administration for the Council on a daily basis. The Assembly and Board of Directors establish policy and direction for the Executive. The Executive Officers also administer the Council’s programs and/or encourage new programs that will benefit the membership at large.
The Executives’ Profiles
President & Chief
Barry LaBillois is of Mi’kmaq descent who continues to live on his Traditional and Ancestral homeland outside of the reserve system created by the Indian Act. As a lifetime supporter of the off-reserve Aboriginal peoples, he has dedicated his time and effort in one way or another to the New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council. LaBillois has worked with the New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council at many different levels and capacity. LaBillois has worked at the local level, with the Board of Directors, the Membership Committee and committees at the National level. In spirit of his work and dedication to the Council, LaBillois was given the distinction of being voted in as a Lifetime Member in the summer of 2016. Beyond his work with the council, he was also the Treaty Implementation Management Beneficiary Entitlement Regime Program manager (TIMBER), and worked alongside the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy Program. Barry LaBillois is looking forward to working for the off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples, and will bring your issues and concerns forward to all levels of government.