Chief Corrina Leween

Corrina Leween was first elected Chief of the Cheslatta Carrier Nation on May 23, 2003, the youngest Cheslatta person and third woman ever to hold that position.  She has served five terms, being re-elected by acclamation as Chief in 2015 and again in 2017. She was last re-elected to the position of Chief in 2021.

Chief Leween was appointed Vice Chair of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition in 2015. She currently serves as a member of the Management Committee of the CGL First Nations Limited Partnership.

A graduate of the University of Victoria, Chief Leween has years of experience in First Nations governance. Her leadership has been a dynamic force in local and regional economic development initiatives and has helped to make the Cheslatta Carrier Nation a driving force in the northern BC economy.

An advocate of First Nations self-determination, Chief Leween works tirelessly to preserve and enhance the culture, history, and traditions of the Cheslatta people, and understands that a strong and vibrant Nation is supported by a strong and sustainable economy.