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Logan elected chief of Lheidli T'enneh

Lheidi T'enneh Councillor Dolleen Logan was elected chief of the Lheidi T'enneh on Thursday. Approximately 268 Lheidli T'enneh members cast their ballots in the election, according to information released by the First Nation.
Chief Dolleen Logan
Lheidli T'enneh chief Dolleen Logan was sworn in Saturday as the second female chief in the history of the First Nation. The swearing-in ceremony took place on the Shelley reserve at Ron Seymour Memorial Park, 14 kilometres northeast of Prince George.

Lheidi T'enneh Councillor Dolleen Logan was elected chief of the Lheidi T'enneh on Thursday.

Approximately 268 Lheidli T'enneh members cast their ballots in the election, according to information released by the First Nation. 

Logan, who also worked as executive administrative assistant for the Lheidli T'enneh government, received 151 votes, beating incumbent Chief Clayton Pountney and candidate Jason Gillis for the job.

Incumbent councillors Helen Buzas and Joshua Seymour were reelected, and will be joined at the council table by former chief Dominic Frederick, Marcel Gagnon and Crystal Gibbs.

The chief and councillors are elected for two-year terms.

Rena Zatorski, Elaine Gagnon and Wendy Jael were elected to served on the Lheidli T'enneh Lands Authority Committee.

Ballots were cast through a mix of in-person voting, online, mail-in ballots and by phone. The electoral officer is expected to review and confirm the election results on Friday.