Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board Of Education Election

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education has requested that an Election be held for the following seats.

District of TsiSnaihne
One Three Year Term

District of Kanatakon
One Three Year Term 

One Two Year Term

Nominations will be held from the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday July 9, 2016 at the following locations:

District of TsiSnaihne: Snye Homemakers
District of Kanatakon: St. Regis Recreation Center

Pursuant with section 6 of the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Election and By-election Regulations, to be an eligible candidate for the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education, One must be:

  • be an enrolled member of Mohawks of Akwesasne
  • be Onkwehonwe and at least one of their natural parents must be a Member of Akwesasne; and
    be at least eightteen(18) Years of age; and
  • consentto having their name be nominated for the purposeof running as a candidate on the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education; and
  • be a resident in that Distrct for at least six (6) Months immediately prior to their nomination; and
    maintain residency in that District during the term of office; and
  • not have been convicted within five (5) years of nomination; of an indictable offense in Canada or felony in the United States; and
  • not be an employee o the Ahkwesahsne Board of Education;
  • not have been removed from Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education

Elections if needed will be held on Saturday July 30, 2016 from 9am to 6pm at the following loations

District of TsiSnaihne: Snye Homemakers
District of Kanatakon: St. Regis Recreation Center

Advance Plolls will be held on July 27, 2016 by appointment only

Any Questions or concerns or to make an appointment please do not hesitate to call me at
613-551-1622 or 613-575-2250 Ext 2406

Leona Benedict
Chief Electoral Officer