Four candidates in Gwaii Trust elections

  • Oct. 10, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Four candidates have come forward in the election for Gwaii Trust director – two for Moresby Island and two for Central Graham Island. The two Moresby Island candidates are Sandspit residents Warren Foster and Doug Gould. Mr. Foster is currently the alternate director for the area. The two Central Graham Island candidates are Tlell resident Berry Wijdeven and Port Clements resident Chris Bellamy. Mr. Wijdeven is the incumbent director. The election will be held Nov. 15. The elected directors will serve two-year terms starting in the spring of 2015. Moresby Island and Central Graham Island are the only communities on Haida Gwaii that elect their directors. The other six directors are appointed by their communities.