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Our offices and facilities are open for business. Contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.


Chief and Council Contact Information

Members who wish to contact Chief and Council directly can access the contact information by clicking here.

General inquiries to Chief and Council can be sent to these numbers or addresses:

Phone: 250-542-4328
Fax: 250-542-4990
12420 Westside Road
Vernon, BC V1H 2A2
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Media inquiries:
Nick Nilsen
Communications Specialist
250-309-2458
[email protected]


Contact Information for all OKIB staff

Click here for the employee contact list (all staff)


Medical Clinic
The OKIB Medical Clinic is a primary care clinic established in partnership with Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice and Interior Health. The new clinic is located at the OKIB Health Centre on IR#1 and the services are available to members and their families both on and off reserve. OKIB now has a doctor on reserve three days per week. Call 250-503-0877 to book an appointment.


COVID-19
If you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please call the Health Centre at 250-542-5094 or you can reach one of the Community Health Nurses directly:

Melanie Marchand RN, Community Health Nurse
Cell: 250-309-7364

Chelan Mckenzie LPN, Community Health Nurse
Cell: 250-241-1377


Department Contact Information

Contact OKIB departments at these numbers:

Media Inquiries

Nick Nilsen, Communications Specialist
Phone or text: 250-309-2458
Email: [email protected]

OKIB Medical Clinic
Phone: 250-503-0877
Fax: 250-503-0876
OKIB Health Centre
76 Head of the Lake Road
Vernon BC V1H 2A4
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Administration
Phone: 250-542-4328
Fax: 250-542-4990
12420 Westside Road
Vernon, BC V1H 2A2
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Education, Language & Culture
Phone: 236-599-4025
Fax: 250-542-3083
76 Head of the Lake Road (Upstairs)
Vernon BC V1H 2A2
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Emergency Operations Centre
Colleen Marchand, Director
250-306-9796

Okanagan Indian Band Fire Department
Garett J. Lawrence, Operations Manager/Emergency Program Coordinator
[email protected]
C: 250-306-8477
Fire Hall: 250-306-8477

Health & Wellness
Phone: 250-542-5094
Fax: 250-542-3083
76 Head of the Lake Road (Upstairs)
Vernon BC V1H 2A2
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Human Resource Development
Phone: 250-542-4328
Fax: 250-542-4990
12420 Westside Road
Vernon, BC V1H 2A2
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Lands
Phone: 250-542-3444
Fax: 250-545-0541
11505 Westside Road
Vernon, BC V1H 2C1
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Language & Culture Program
Danielle Saddleman
Email: [email protected]

Mental Health & Wellness Team
Intake and Referral Line
Phone: 250-241-4741
Email: [email protected]
For emergencies, crisis, after hours, and additional resources, click here

Public Safety
Jami Tonasket, Community Safety Coordinator
Phone: 236-599-3019
Cell: 250-540-9037
Email: [email protected]

Public Works and Housing
Phone: 250-542-3444
After Hours: 250-306-0122
Fax: 250-545-0541
11505 Westside Road
Vernon, BC V1H 2C1
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Disaster Recovery Team
Jenelle Brewer, Manager
[email protected]
236-600-0159 Ext. 1013

School Liaison Coordinator
Kevin Smeltzer
[email protected]
Phone: 250-241-2442

Employment and Training Coordinator
Kaity Laverman
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250-241-7078

Snc'c'amala?tn Daycare
Phone: 250-545-3800
Fax: 250-545-4553
11561 Westside Rd
Vernon, BC V1H 2C1
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Nkmaplqs I snmamayatn kl aqilxwtet Cultural Immersion School
Phone: 250-260-3616
Fax: 250-542-1893
18 Bonneau Road
Armstrong BC V0E 1B5
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Territorial Stewardship Division
Colleen Marchand, Director: 250-306-9796
Phone: 250-542-7132
12 Bonneau Road
Armstrong BC V0E 1B5
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Youth Council
Contact the Public Safety Office
Jami Tonasket, Community Safety Coordinator
Phone: 236-599-3019
Cell: 250-540-9037
Email: [email protected]


Public Safety

Check out our Public Safety page for links to important community resources for education, community supports, wellness, detox, and transportation provided by our partner agencies.