Thanks to all Citizens who participated in the 2023 General Election. The certified results are in and you can now view who has been elected to our first Otipemisiwak Métis Government.


Please click on the image below to view the full certified results:



Please click on the image below to view the Public Notice regarding the certified election results:    






Otipemisiwak Métis Government General Election


This Notice includes information for Citizens on the following:

  • An updated list of Candidates for the General Election;
  • Information regarding ballots;
  • Information regarding venues for the General Election;
  • A summary of information on the General Election, and
  • Frequently asked questions regarding the General Election.

Please click the image below and read the Notice for more information:



The following individuals have successfully submitted their nomination packages and have satisfied the requirements set out in the Otipemisiwak Métis Government Elections and Referenda Act (the Election Law). As such, the Chief Electoral Officer has deemed the following individuals as candidates in the 2023 General Election for the Otipemisiwak Métis Government.

[ACCLAIMED] Election by Acclamation: Where the Chief Electoral Officer accepted only one candidate nomination for an elected office within the nomination period, pursuant to Section 44 of the Election Law. The certified candidate is to be elected to their respective office.

[CONDITIONALLY DECLARED CANDIDATE]: Where candidates have been conditionally declared pending the receival of additional information to verify eligibility.  



Provincial President
  • Andrea Sandmaier
  • Joseph Pimlott
Provincial Women’s Representative
  • Tai Amy Grauman – [ACCLAIMED]
Provincial Youth Representative
  • Rebecca Lavallee – [ACCLAIMED]



District Captain, District 4 – Rocky View Métis District
  • Amber Boyd – [ACCLAIMED]
District Captain, District 6 – Calgary Elbow Métis District
  • Carmen Lasante – [ACCLAIMED]
District Captain, District 12 – St. Paul-Cold Lake Métis District
  • Bernard (Bernie) Poitras
  • Tanya Fayant
District Captain, District 20 – Athabasca Métis District
  • Brian Ladouceur
  • Darryl Shott
District Captain, District 22 – Wabasca-Desmarais Métis District
  • Regan Auger – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 1 – Foothills Métis District
  • Darryl W. Campbell – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 2 – Medicine Hat District
  • Catherine Schnell – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 3 – Red Deer Métis District
  • Joe Chodzicki – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 4 – Rocky View Métis District
  • Lisa Schmidt – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 5 – Calgary Nose Hill Métis District
  • Karen Acuna
  • Lisa Hunt
  • Nelson Anthony Lussier
Citizens’ Representative, District 6 – Calgary Elbow Métis District
  • Jason Chernow
  • Randall Fedderson
  • Rhonda Germaine Baglot
Citizens’ Representative, District 7 – Jasper House Métis District
  • Kaila Mitchell
  • Terry Rudyk
Citizens’ Representative, District 8 – Lac Ste. Anne Métis District
  • Lisa Wolfe
  • Mike Hanly
  • Wendy Snow
Citizens’ Representative, District 9 – Fort Edmonton Métis District
  • Sarah Wolfe – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 10 – Edmonton Whitemud Métis District
  • Aura Leddy – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 11 – St. Albert Métis District
  • Alfred L’Hirondelle
  • Gwenn Thiele
  • Luc Gauthier
Citizens’ Representative, District 12 – St. Paul-Cold Lake Métis District
  • Karen (KC) Collins
  • Tanya Shaw
Citizens’ Representative, District 13 – Grande Prairie Métis District
  • Shannon Dunfield – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 14 – Peace River Métis District
  • Barry Dibb
  • Carol Ridsdale
  • Roechelle Gaudet
Citizens’ Representative, District 15 – Fort Vermilion Métis District
  • Bobbi Paul-Alook
  • Loretta Ann Calliou
  • Odell Flett
Citizens’ Representative, District 16 – Fort Chipewyan Métis District
  • Judy Ann Cardinal – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 17 – Fort McMurray Métis District
  • Brooke Bramfield
  • Michael Durocher
Citizens’ Representative, District 18 – Conklin Métis District
  • Valerie Quintal – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 19 – Lac La Biche Métis District
  • Dwayne Roth
  • Jason Ekeberg
  • Jerry Ladouceur
Citizens’ Representative, District 20 – Athabasca Métis District
  • Joseph Noel Tremblay – [ACCLAIMED]
Citizens’ Representative, District 21 – Lesser Slave Lake Métis District
  • Bev New
  • Grant Lacombe
Citizens’ Representative, District 22 – Wabasca-Desmarais Métis District
  • Nancy Margaret Cardinal – [ACCLAIMED]


Click the following link and enter your postal code in the finder to determine which District you reside in.

District Finder Link



This notice is to inform you that the people listed in the Public Notice have courageously raised their hand to lead us in the first Otipemisiwak Métis Government. Now it’s up to you – Please click on the Public Notice below to review the list of candidates and make a plan to vote and help shape the future of our Nation.




This September, the Métis Nation of Alberta will be holding a General Election for the Otipemisiwak Métis Government.

From September 13th to September 19th, Citizens of the Métis Nation of Alberta will have the opportunity to elect the first ever Otipemisiwak Métis Government. This is a historic step toward the true self-determination for which our ancestors fought. Don’t miss this chance to make your voice heard, and help shape the future of our Nation.

Eligible MNA Citizens will have the opportunity to vote by one of the following methods:

  • In-Person Voting
  • Mail-In Voting
  • Electronic Voting

More details will follow about each of these voting methods.


You can click on the image below to view the Notice of Vote:


Please see the following Information Bulletin from the Chief Electoral Officer regarding status letter requirements for potential candidates:



For more information on the Elections and Referenda Act and Campaign Finance Regulation, please visit the Election Act and Regulations page.

For more information on candidate roles and how you can become a candidate of the Otipemisiwak Métis Government General Election, please visit the Info for Candidates page. 


More updates will be added as they become available. Stay tuned!



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