SXFN Welcomes New CAO, Jessie August

Jessie August is joining the Stswecem’c Xget’tem team as the new Chief Administrative Officer.

Jessie is an administrative professional with substantial experience working for self-governing Indigenous groups. Her previous experience includes implementing mining and utility proponent agreements for the Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council and serving the shíshálh Nation as Chief Administrative Officer, Manager of Infrastructure and Government Services and Chief Operations Officer of Tsain-Ko Development Corporation, the shishalh economic development arm.

Jessie is a member of the shíshálh Nation and honours her Indigenous roots and her European lineages. She earned a Senior Certificate in Public Administration from BCIT and is on the cusp of completing a Master of Arts Conflict Analysis and Management program at Royal Roads University.