DISTRICT CHIEF OF KANA:TAKON RYAN JACOBS RESIGNS FROM OFFICE
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that Kana:takon District Chief Ryan Jacobs has resigned from his position on council. In accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Akwesasne Election Law and Akwesasne Procedural Regulations, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) will have 90 days to hold a by-election for the vacant Kana:takon District Chief position.
Ryan Jacobs was first elected to council in 2015 as a Kana:takon District Chief and after taking a brief hiatus during the 2018-2021 term, was re-elected to serve his community in 2021. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to thank Ryan Jacobs for his contributions while in office, where he was part of the Finance, Governance, and Youth, Elder, Culture & Language Committees, along with being a co-chair of the Economic Development and the Department of Infrastructure, Housing & Environment (DIHE) portfolios.
Best wishes to Ryan in his future endeavors!