Staff Directory

We Wai Kai First Nation’s Administration are responsible for:

  • Implementing policies and projects as directed by Chief and Council
  • Ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the ongoing operations
  • Ensuring fiscal and operational accountability
  • Providing overall administrative support to the organization

Jason Wilson

Manager of Economic Development

Phone: 250 914 1890 ext 122 Email:
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Gail Smith

Membership Clerk, Receptionist

Phone: 1-250-914-1890 ext 101/102 Email:

Anthony Smith

Housing Co-ordinator

Phone: 1-250-914-1890 ext 105 Email:

Michelle Billy

Social Development Manager

Phone: 1-250-914-1890 ext 106 Email:

Norma Benoit

Accounting Clerk

Jason Price

Director of Lands

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Melanie Chickite

Assistant Childcare Manager

Phone: 1-250-286-4242 Email:

Helen Chickite

General Manager - Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge


Lori Assu

Quinsam Wellness Centre Rentals

Phone: 1-250-286-1807 Cell: 1-250-287-1246
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Murray Abercrombie

Public Works Manager

Phone: 1-250-285-2155 Email:

Russell Avon

Public Works Supervisor

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Patrick Grey

Public Works Worker

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Darren Sampson

Quinsam Campsite Manager

Phone: 1-250-285-3111 Email:
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Shelley Irwin

Comox Valley Shake, Operations Manager


Michael Langille

Quinsam Liquor Store Manager


Janny Bird

Executive Assistant to Chief and Council

Phone: 250-914-1890 ext 115 Email:
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Elder's Worker - Quinsam

Elder's Worker - Quinsam

Phone: 250-914-1890 Cell: 250-202-6924 Email:
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Elder's worker - Cape Mudge

Elder's Worker - Cape Mudge

Phone: 250-285-3316
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