January 11, 2023 – Montreal, Quebec – Following the notice published by the Chief Returning Officer on January 10, 2023, Makivvik announces the acclamation of Adamie Delisle Alaku for the Makivvik Executive position of Vice President Environment, Wildlife and Research and George Berthe for the Makivvik Executive position of Treasurer.
Adamie Delisle Alaku was first elected as Vice President in 2014 and will now serve his fourth term following three previous acclamations as the Vice President of the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research.
George Berthe returns as Treasurer after first being elected to the position in January 2020. Mr. Berthe has a long history with the corporation and previously held the Executive role of Corporate Secretary between 1998 and 2010.
Both executives will resume their roles immediately and will serve another three-year term.
The official notice can be found from the following link. https://www.makivik.org/call-for-nominations-close
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Makivvik is the land claims organization mandated to manage the heritage funds of the Inuit of Nunavik provided for under the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement. Makivvik’s role includes the administration and investment of these funds and the promotion of economic growth by providing assistance for the creation of Inuit-operated businesses in Nunavik. Makivvik promotes the preservation of Inuit culture and language as well as the health, welfare, relief of poverty, and education of Inuit in the communities.