The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Department of Health is seeking two (2) community representatives to sit on the Akwesasne Health Board 2018-2019 FY; one (1) member from Kana:takon District and one (1) member from Kawehno:ke District.

To qualify for appointment to the Akwesasne Advisory Health Board a person must:

  • Be a registered member of Akwesasne or immediately eligible to be registered as a member under the Akwesasne Membership code (does not include probationary members);
  • Have knowledge of Mohawk cultures and traditions;
  • Have good character, credibility and reputation in the Akwesasne community;
  • Not be convicted of an indictable offense in Canada or a felony in the United States within 5 years prior to their appointment;
  • Reside in the District for which they were appointed, unless otherwise approved by the Board;
  • Have an adequate educational background or experience in the health field and possess an interest in health issues. For the youth representative, an interest in health issues satisfies this criterion;
  • Must not be an employee of the Department of Health.

Honorarium set by MCR guidelines for appointed Akwesasne Health Board members.


If interested please submit a letter, outlining your qualifications and interest to or by dropping off your letter at the Kanonhkwat’sheri:io Health Facility, Attention: Department of Health Administration.  

For more information, please contact Department of Health Administration office at 613-575-2341 ext. 3300.


DEADLINE: Friday, February 23, 2018 by 4:00 PM.