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Songhees re-elect chief, add new councillor, hire executive director – Times Colonist

Ron Sam acclaimed as chief for another four years

The Songhees First Nation has hired a new executive director. Katherine Legrange, who began her role on Jan. 4, has worked for several years in First Nations governance and politics, and has a background in ­communications and child welfare.

Legrange, who is Métis and born and raised in Winnipeg, was most recently an independent marketing consulttant and executive director of the Treaty 1 Nation in Manitoba. She lived on the Island between 2014 and 2018 and attended Vancouver Island University.

Chief Ron Sam welcomed the appointment.

Read More: https://www.timescolonist.com/local-news/songhees-re-elect-chief-add-new-councillor-hire-executive-director-4950435

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