|CONTACT||Chief Kim Baird – Chief Negotiator||Laura Cassidy – Negotiator / Treaty Administrator||Joanne Ryan – Administrative Assistant|
|131 N. Tsawwassen Dr.|
|Phone (604) 948-5211|
Fax (604) 943-9226
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
|SUMMARY||The Chief Negotiator is responsible for all aspects of TFN’s negotiations with Canada|
and British Columbia. A key part of her role is planning needs for all negotiation tables. She negotiates on behalf of TFN at Main Tables and other negotiation affairs. She ensures that mandates are obtained from the community and from the Council. Kim analyses Federal and Provincial positions, and also assists in developing strategy for insuring the TFN’s interests are met. Kim regularly updates the community at band meetings.
Working under the Chief Negotiator, Laura is responsible for the department’s daily administrative tasks and assisting in negotiation affairs. Laura is responsible for overseeing and completing the
day to day activities to complete the six stages of the BC Treaty Commission process.
The department’s Administrative Assistant aides in the daily functions of the department.
Negotiations are governed by protocols that have been negotiated and agreed to by the parties under the “Openness, Information and Procedures Protocol”. Negotiations are structured in the following
The negotiation sessions attended by the Chief Negotiators for Canada, BC and TFN. Generally these sessions are open to the public and are televised by Delta Cable.
Technical Working Groups: