Mr. Christopher Lewis,
Deputy Board Chair

Chris (Syeta'xtn) Lewis is currently an Elected Councillor for the Squamish Nation serving his third consecutive four year term with the following portfolios: Intergovernmental Affairs, Economic Development, Governance, and Fisheries. Chris is also a Board member of the MST Development Corporation and the Coho Society of the North Shore.

Previously, Chris worked for many years at the national and provincial levels for the BC Assembly of First Nations focusing on First Nations advocacy and policy.

Chris holds his Bachelor of Arts (Geography/First Nations Studies) from Simon Fraser University.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among Canada's top comprehensive universities and is one of the top 50 universities in the world under 50 years old. Guided by a vision to be Canada's leading engaged university, SFU engages actively with the community in its research and teaching across three campuses in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey.