Dan George

Dan George

Dan George is chair of the First Nations LNG Alliance, and chief of the Burns Lake Band (Ts’il Kaz Koh First Nation) located in northern B.C.

Chief George served as a councillor for four years before becoming chief in 2014, and recently was re-elected for another four year-term.

Prior to being elected by his band, Chief George worked in many resource-development sectors including oil, gas and forestry. He was also a building inspector, inspecting more than 2,500 homes throughout B.C. during his career.

He has also been a volunteer fireman for 16 years, and sits on a number of other boards and committees such as the First Nations Limited Partnership, Carrier Sekani Tribal Council and the Chiefs Committee on Housing and Infrastructure.