Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Akwesasne Review Commission Member Call-Out
The Akwesasne Justice Department is seeking District representatives interested in becoming a member of the Akwesasne Review Commission.
To qualify for appointment for the position, a person must:
a) be a Member;
b) have attained the age of Thirty-five (35) years of age;
c) have been resident in the Territory of a First Nation for at least ten (10) years and within the
past fifteen (15) years;
d) have knowledge of Mohawk culture and traditions;
e) have adequate education and relevant work or life experience, and possess an interest in the
settling of disputes;
f) not be an elected member of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne or the St. Regis Mohawk
g) not also hold the position of Decision-Making Body;
h) never have been convicted of an offence under the Akwesasne Banishment Law, the
Akwesasne Drug Law, an indictable offence in Canada or a felony in the United States;
i) not have been convicted of an offence under Akwesasne Law or a summary conviction
offence in Canada, or a misdemeanor in the United States in the past 5 years;
j) produce to the Akwesasne Justice Department Director, a valid certificate of Canadian Police
Information Centre clearance from a conviction database query prior to the appointment; and
k) never have been removed from the Akwesasne Review Commission.
Initial term of appointment is three (3) years.
If interested please contact the Akwesasne Justice Department, Iris Lafrance or Jocelyn Jackson at (613) 575-5000 ext. 2400