Cheryl Casimer is a citizen of the Ktunaxa Nation and is from the community of ?aqam, located near Cranbrook. She is a staunch advocate for closing the socio-economic gaps faced by B.C. First Nations and creating better opportunities for future generations. Casimer is currently serving her third term on the First Nations Summit Political Executive.
“Goal for 2022: To get re-elected into Political Executive position so that I can continue to advocate for human, treaty and inherent rights of Indigenous people.
Next travel destination: Planning to go to Africa for my 60th birthday. Italy is also on the list.
Favourite sports team: Montreal Canadiens – lifelong fan.”