Chief and Council

The OKIB Band Council will serve a two-year term from April 3, 2023 to April 3, 2025.

Chief: Byron Louis

Councillors: Viola Brown, Valerie Chiba, Donna Good Water, Tim Isaac, Mary Jack, Allan Louis, Rachel Marchand, Raymond Marchand, Floyd Oppenheimer and Rochelle Saddleman.

Members, click here for Chief and Council contact information.

Contact Chief and Council:
Nikki Jones
Council Secretary
[email protected]

Upcoming Council Meetings

  • May 15 - 9 AM to 12 PM
  • May 23 - 9 AM to 12 PM
  • May 29 - 9 AM to 12 PM

Effective June 2023

Council Meeting Schedule

  • 1st Monday of the Month from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • 3rd Monday of the Month from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 5th Monday of a Month from 6:00 - 9:00 PM (MEMBERSHIP FORUM)

Membership submissions to the Agenda are to be submitted to the Council Secretary no later than Tuesday at 4:30 PM, prior to the Monday Membership Forum meeting.

Committee Meeting Schedule

  • 2nd Monday of the Month from 9:00-4:30 PM
  • 4th Monday of the Month from 9:00-4:30 PM

Council Committees have been established by the Council to act as advisory bodies to the Council.

Log in to the Band Council Portal

Click here to log in to the Band Council Portal. The portal gives you access to agendas, minutes, videos, the Zoom link to meetings and much more. You must apply for access.

How do I get access to the Band Council Portal?

If you are an OKIB band member and would like access to the portal please email [email protected] and include the following information in your request:

  • Your full legal name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Please type in the subject line ACCESS TO PORTAL REQUEST

Allow 3-5 business days to approve your request. Once your request has been approved, you will be contacted via email or by phone with your username and temporary password, along with instructions on how to access the portal page and how to change your password.