Pond Inlet Board of Director resignation

Friday, November 4, 2016

(November 4, 2016 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) acknowledges Mr. Enookie Inuarak’s resignation for personal reasons as a Community Director and member of the QIA Executive Committee.

“The QIA Board of Directors is thankful for the many contributions of Mr. Inuarak, he was the Chair Person of our subsidiary organization: Kakivak Association. Mr Inuarak also held the tremendously important role as the portfolio lead for the Environmental Assessment of the Mary River Project.  Mr. Inuarak played a large role in steering the direction of QIA and his leadership will be missed.” Said QIA President PJ Akeeagok

Further announcements are expected early in the new year with respect to a new representative for Pond Inlet on the QIA Board of Directors.

QIA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of Inuit rights.

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