Council Structure, Roles and Responsibilities

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of a maximum of 26 members.

The board of directors’ are mandated by the Provincial, Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies in Canada and a collective of States within defined regions in the USA. Memberships are renewed annually through letters of mandate and a $500 fee.

The Officers

The Officers of the Council make up the Executive Committee and include the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Past President, Elder Advisor and senior staff are ex-officio members of the Executive Committee.

The President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary are elected by the Board of Directors from amongst themselves. Election of officers is conducted at the Annual General meeting immediately following the conclusion of the North American Indigenous Games. Elections have occurred in November 2011, scheduled again for fall 2014.

Regional membership

CANADA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Region 1
Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
Region 1
Alaska, Hawaii, Washington
Region 2
Indigenous Sports Council Alberta
Region 2
California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon
Region 3
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, Métis Nation Saskatchewan
Region 3
Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah
Region 4
Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council
Region 4
Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming
Region 5
Aboriginal Sport & Wellness Council of Ontario
Region 5
Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota
Region 6
First Peoples Sports and Recreation Circle of the Eastern Door and the North
Region 6
Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota
Region 7
New Brunswick Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Association
Region 7
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
Region 8
Mik’maw Sport Council of Nova Scotia
Region 8
Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
Region 9
Aboriginal Sport Circle of Prince Edward Island
Region 9
Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island
Region 10
Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland and Labrador
Region 10
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
Region 11
Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle
Region 11
Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia
Region 12
Aboriginal Sport Circle of the Northwest Territories
Region 12
Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina
Region 13
Sport Nunavut
Region 13
Alabama, Kentucky Mississippi, Tennessee
  Bolded states show where a regional representative is located

Source: NAIG Council Business Plan & Constitution & Bylaws (2011)