GATINEAU, QC, April 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The Kitchi-Sipi community, which represents off-reserve natives for the last 60 years, in the territory that covers notably: The Pontiac, the Northern region of the Gatineau (Maniwaki, Grand Remous, Mont-Laurier, Thurso) and the Outaouais Region, are pleased to announce that Mr. Martin Légaré was elected in total democracy for a term not less of two years, in the position of president and Chief of the Kitch-Sipi Native community.
"Mr. Légaré is an element, key to our success and we were delighted to have elected him to this important position", declared the Council. President and Chief of the Kitchi-Sipi Community, Mr. Légaré joined as an active member and quickly climbed to the position of Vice Chief. "We have the intention to grow in the next two years and we are confident that Mr. Légaré will be an important trump to help our organization to attain its objectives."
In the same democratic conditions, Madam Loretta Richard was elected for the position of Vice Chief, for a term of one year; she will assist the newly elected Chief with the development of the Kitchi-Sipi community.
Mr. Claude Tremblay, our previous Chief, who proudly represented se well , for the last 10 years our community, was honoured for his commitment , hard work and his devotedness to the community.
During the general annual assembly and has he was stepping down in the position of Community Chief, Mr. Claude Tremblay was chosen to be "Elder" of the community and territory that Kitchi-Sipi represents so well. It is with the Greatest respect and enthusiasm that our Chief, Council and Community informs all concerned People, Nations, and all governing bodies of this Historic moment and of the responsibilities that this honour implies on a dayly basis.
For further information:
The Vice Chief, Loretta Richard, (819) 592-1556 or (819) 661-9885