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    Chief Financial Officer

Paul Sangalang is a member of Certified General Accountant, a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, a Member of the Society of Internal Auditors and has a Bachelors of Economics. Paul does various volunteer/work for non-for profit organizations.  He has a beautiful family of 3 children.

    Chief Operating Officer

Robert Lagasse has served as Sts’ailes’ Economic Development Manager since 1997 and was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of SDC in 2008. His professional experience dating back to 1977 working in Aboriginal Communities includes: Business Advisor to the United Native Nations, Acting Director of Sto:lo Nation Health Department, and Manager of Health Policy, Economic Development Manager for the Sto:lo Tribal Council and EDO with the Government of the NWT.


    Chief Executive Officer

Harvey Paul (Steqoye kul) in 1993 was first elected on Sts’ailes Council and has been on Council for 18 of the 20 years. He was elected Chief/CEO on March 2013 and is the Board of Director for Aboriginal Finance Association of BC and is on AFOA Canadian Scholarship Committee. Harvey is also the Chair of Kwi Senate.

    Business Development Manager

Dave Allen has been promoted from Planning Forester to Business Development Manager. He will devote 75% of his time developing new businesses and 25% guiding the strategic development of Sts’ailes forestry enterprises and tenure acquisitions. Dave brings 35 years of professional experience as a forester and has been working with Sts’ailes since December 2004.

    Executive Assistant

Kandice Charlie (nee Alec) is from the St’at’imc Nation and joined the SDC in September 2009. She holds a diploma in Management Studies, recently completing a Bachelors Degree in First Nations Studies. Her background is in youth entrepreneurship.


    Fisheries Coordinator

Kim Charlie is from Sts’ailes and has been the Fisheries Manager since September 2005. She has an Environmental Bachelors Degree from Western Washington University and a Diploma in livestock Agriculture from Fraser Valley College. Kim also has a partial 2 years Masters from UBC completed in Environmental Science. She is on the LLFA Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance Executive Committee and also on the Pacific Salmon Commission Chum committee.