Mr. Christopher Lewis - Order-in-Council

Chris (Syeta’xtn) Lewis is currently an Elected Councillor for the Squamish Nation and is one of the two official spokespersons on behalf of the Nation with the following portfolios: Intergovernmental Affairs, Health, Governance, and Fisheries. Chris is also a Board member of the First Nations Employment Society and Coho Society of the North Shore.

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

Mr. Lewis holds his Bachelor of Arts (Geography) 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.