United Native Nations Society

August 17, 2008 23:13 ET

United Native Nations Election Results

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC, PRESS RELEASE--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2008) - The United Native Nations Society held its 39th Annual General Assembly in Westbank, BC this past weekend. In accordance with the UNN Constitution and By-laws, an election by secret ballot was held for the positions of President and Vice-President. The election results are as follows:
Position for President - David Dennis 61, Lillian George 58
Position for Vice-President - Kelly L'Hirondelle 64, Dan Smith 54
The UNN electoral officer declared David Dennis elected as President and Kelly L'Hirondelle elected as Vice-President.

David Dennis, President of the United Native Nations, stated shortly after the election results were announced "I am truly honoured to be entrusted with the office of President of the UNN. I extend my thanks to Lillian George for her hard work and dedication to the UNN. The UNN has always been a strong advocate for Aboriginal People in areas such as housing, education, justice, health and social services. I pledge to our members that we will work collectively with the whole of our membership, with Sovereign Nations, First Nations and Aboriginal Organizations, for the benefit of our communities, our families and ultimately for our children."

Kelly L'Hirondelle, Vice-President of the United Native Nations, said, "I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that come with the office of Vice-President. I am sincerely thankful to the members, especially the Elders and the Youth, and I pledge that I will listen and pursue their concerns and interests." /For further information: Kelly L'Hirondelle, UNN Vice-President (604) 722-1393/ IN: POLITICS, OTHER

Contact Information

  • David Dennis, President, United Native Nations
    Primary Phone: 604-868-4283
    Secondary Phone: 604-688-1821
    E-mail: dave@unns.bc.ca