Call Out for Community Trustee

Applications will be taken from interested Members to serve as Community Trustee as part of the Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust


Deadline for Application: 4PM November 30, 2018

Download Trustees Application

Term: 2 years

Positions: 1 (one)

Honorarium provided as per Schedule “C” of the Trust Agreement.


  • Knowledge of the Kanienkehaka culture and the Akwesasne community
  • A commitment to learning or enriching his/her knowledge of, the Kanienkeha language
  • Knowledge, understanding and commitment to the role of Community Trustee
  • Honesty, integrity, ethical conduct and common sense
  • The ability to maintain objectivity, fairness, accountability and operational transparency
  • Knowledge of issues and needs within the community of Akwesasne
  • Ability to identify areas where specialized knowledge might be required and willingness to seek specialized advice when needed
  • Willingness to fully commit and participate in, the operation and administration of the Trust
  • Successful completion of Trustee accreditation with the National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association of Canada (NATOA) within the first 9 months of appointment.



Details can be found in the “Mohawks of Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust as amended up to this 16th day of May, 2016” – Pages 19-23 Section 4.0 Community Trustees found on the MCA webpage or a copy can be obtained at the Mohawk Government Office.  


Please Note:

  • As per the Sakotiia’tanonha: Policies and Procedures, “Supplemental criteria utilized for the purpose of helping to ensure community representation, the list of potential Community Trustee candidates may include: Work history and employer, District of Residency, Gender, Age Group”
  • An eligibility list may be created to fill future Trustee positions that may become available.


For more information call Chelsea Francis of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Mohawk Government Office at 613-575-2348 ext. 2270, or email

 Applications can be picked up at the MCA Mohawk Government Bldg #1, 29 Third St. in the village of Kanata:kon, or download at  Deliver completed applications electronically or in person to the address listed in the application package no later than 4pm on the above noted closing date.

** Incomplete applications will not be considered**