Neskonlith Indian Band

The Neskonlith Indian Band is located in the beautiful Interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is on the outskirts of the small community of Chase, which has a population of about three thousand people.

Neskonlith has three communities that are sectioned in three parts IR#1, IR#2 and IR#3. Both IR#1 & IR#2 are located in the Chase area and IR#3 is located on the outskirts of Salmon Arm, BC.

Chief Judy Wilson

Neskonlith Chief Judy WilsonChief Judy Wilson of Neskonlith Indian Band has an extensive media background in audio-visual production, book publishing, broadcast journalism and web planning. Chief Wilson has completed the second year of a First Nations Public Administration program working towards a Master’s Degree in Public Relations. She is an advocate of language, culture, history, aboriginal rights and title for Secwepemc communities. She was elected Chief in 2007, and has served on Band Council a total of eight years.

Currently Chief Wilson serves on the following committees on behalf of the Neskonlith community:

  • First Nations Technology Council
  • Interim First Nations Child & Family Wellness Council
  • Interior First Nations Child and Family Services
  • Small Business Roundtable
  • Lakes Division BC Hydro working group
  • Indigenous Arts Service Organization
  • Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

Contact Information

Mailing Address: Box 318
Chase, BC, V0E 1M0
Phone: (250) 679-3295
Fax: (250) 679-4422
General Information: email us
Chief: Judy Wilson
Director of Operations: Sue Saunders
Councilors: Art Anthony
Duane Manuel
Fay Ginther
Joan Manuel Hooper
Previous Election Date: January 2015 (3 year term for C&C)