Traditional Chiefs

Our Traditional Chief, and the second Traditional Chief in his absence,  sit as ex-officios (or non-voting members) of the Executive Board. The Traditional Chief serves as an ambassador of traditional knowledge and the Athabascan culture.

 
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Donald Honea, Sr. – First Traditional Chief

Tribal member from Ruby; currently the 1st Traditional Chief of the region since 2008.

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Trimble Gilbert – Second Traditional Chief

Tribal member from Arctic Village; currently the 2nd Traditional Chief of the region since 2009.

Past Traditional Chiefs

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Chief David Salmon

TCC Traditional Chief from 2004-2007

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Chief Franklin Madros Sr.

TCC 2nd Traditional Chief until 2006

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Chief Peter John

TCC Traditional Chief from 1992 until 2003

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Chief Andrew Isaac

TCC Traditional Chief from 1972 until 1991