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Manitoba Metis Federation 2018 Election Results

June 7, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

Manitoba Metis Federation 2018 Election Results

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) 2018 Provincial Election has concluded, and today the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has released the official results. The CEO conducted a recount of the ballots for two Winnipeg Regional Director positions and confirmed the results earlier in the day.

Several candidates were elected by acclamation in this election, including MMF President David Chartrand, who will begin serving his seventh term this month. The MMF democratically elected leadership will be sworn into office in a private ceremony on Monday, June 11, 2018.

“I thank everyone who took up the challenge and accepted their nominations to run in our Manitoba Metis Government election,” said President Chartrand. “It is privilege to participate in our caucus and an honour to serve our Metis Citizens. Together we will continue to advocate and protect our rights as well as develop innovative ways to address our People’s needs and meet their aspirations.“

The next MMF Provincial Election will take place in 2022.

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Believe in Yourself; Believe in Métis.

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing political representative for the Métis Nation’s Manitoba Métis Community. The Manitoba Métis are Canada’s Negotiating Partner in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

For media information, please contact:

Savannah Kelly

Communications Team

Manitoba Metis Federation

Phone: (204) 586-8487 ext. 227

Cell: 204-797-5327

 

List of Candidates Elected in the 2018 MMF Provincial Election:

 

President of the Manitoba Metis Federation

David Chartrand

 

MMF Interlake Region Vice-President

Alfred (Buck) Anderson

 

MMF Interlake Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

Mona Buors

John (Jack) G. Park

 

MMF Northwest Region Vice-President

Audrey Frances Chartrand

 

MMF Northwest Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

Richard Genaille

John Parenteau

 

MMF The Pas Region Vice-President

Judith (Judy) Mayer

 

MMF The Pas Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

Darrel Ferland

Joan Ledoux

 

MMF Thompson Region Vice-President

Julyda Lagimodiere

 

MMF Thompson Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

Mildred Dorion

Vincent Mark Parenteau

 

MMF Southeast Region Vice-President

Denise Thomas

 

MMF Southeast Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

Jean Desrosiers

Shawn Nault

 

MMF Southwest Region Vice-President

Leah LaPlante

 

MMF Southwest Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

John W. M. Fleury

Will Goodon

 

MMF Winnipeg Region Vice-President

Andrew (Andre) Carrier

 

MMF Winnipeg Region Board of Directors (Regional Board Member)

David Beaudin

JoAnne Remillard


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