Governance

Currently the Penticton Indian Band has a total of 992 registered members with an actual on reserve total of over 500 currently living in our community.

The Penticton Indian Band Government structure (Chief and Council) is elected every 4 years under our own custom election system. Our Band Council is comprised of a Band Chief and 8 Council Members. Each Council Member, including the Chief (as elected), is appointed to a specific portfolio which will directly involve them with each program or service the Penticton Band Administration is responsible for delivering to the band community. Currently we have the following portfolios:

  • External and Inter-Governmental Affairs
  • Education, Technology and Culture
  • Health and Wellness
  • Housing and Capital Projects
  • Social Development
  • Natural Resources and Environment
  • Community Safety and Emergency Services
  • Finances, Taxation and Administration
  • Public Works and Recreation
  • Economic Development