Chief & Council

Sidney Peters

Chief

Chief Sidney Peters is a Mi’kmaq from the Glooscap First Nation, NS. He is the son of former Chief Joseph Peters and was elected to the position in 2012. In his previous work life he has worked with the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) as the Manager of their Lands, Environment, and Natural Resources Department (LENR). He was responsible for the operation of the LENR department, which included: lands, and research on any land issues relating to First Nation communities. 

Prior to his work with CMM Sidney has 23 years of work experience with not-for profit groups, band councils, tribal councils, and municipalities, and federal and provincial governments. He is highly motivated, results based professional with a tremendous amount of experience in aboriginal housing management and program delivery.  He has strong organizational and communication skills, his personal attributes include strength in project management, leadership, team building, motivation and communication.

 

Sidney is married to his wife, Darlene Stevenson and they have two children Dylan and Joecy.


Jean Labrador-Powers

Councilor

Kristen Halliday

Councilor

Larry Peters

Councilor

Councilor Larry Peters was first elected in April 2012 and is the son of the late Chief Joseph Peters. Before being elected as councilor Larry acted as the Native Employment and Economic Development Officer for the community. Larry’s previous work experience includes 15 years with Pepsi Cola and 17 years as a small business owner with Mi’kmaq Wholesalers in the Annapolis Valley. Larry also volunteers his time as a board member of Valley Ventures.

Larry enjoys volunteering as a basketball coach and is also an avid bowler.

Larry lives in Wilmot Nova Scotia with his wife Terry and is the proud dad to daughters Amanda and Taylor, son Michael and dog named Diesel.