West Bank First Nation
Presented by: Angie Derrickson,
Angie Derrickson is a proud member of Westbank First Nation and has worked diligently throughout her career to support her community. She began her career at Westbank First Nation in Administration, later moving to Intergovernmental Affairs as a researcher and GIS technician, and eventually to Senior Lands Officer from 2000 to 2010. During this time, she completed her Professional Lands Management Certification at the University of Saskatchewan. Angie has participated in many governance initiatives and implementation activities of the WFN Self‐Government Agreement. She has also worked as a Policy Analyst for the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations from 2010 to 2013, where she examined provincial and federal policy, programs and legislative initiatives that affect the rights, title and interests throughout BC and Canada. Angie currently supports signatory First Nations under the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management as part of the First Nations Land Management Resource Centre. She is honored to have been elected to hold a seat on WFN Council in 2022 and looks forward to contributing to the strategic priorities while highlighting WFN’s unique land base, cultural values and governance structure.