Saik'uz First Nation Administration Department

The Administration Department is responsible for the smooth functioning of the Band Office and of the Saik'uz First Nation administration.



Contact Photo - Tracy Appel.pngTracy Appel (General Manager)

Tracy began her tenure at the Saik'uz Administration in the Finance Department, but moved into the General Manager position in early 2019. As General Manager, Tracy is tasked with overseeing the daily activities of the Band Office, improving overall business functions, training heads of departments, managing budgets, developing strategic plans, creating policies, and communicating organization goals. She is the organizing force of the Saik'uz Administration and acts as the liaison between it and the Saik'uz Chief and Council.

Andrea Herrera.pngAndrea Herrera (Executive Assistant)

Andrea joined the Saik’uz Administration team in the fall of 2020 as the Executive Assistant after relocating from Edmonton to Vanderhoof in November of 2018. She is personally responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the Chief and Council. In this role, she is responsible for effective and efficient communication and assistance on a timely basis. Additionally, she serves as liaison to the General Manager and organizes and coordinates internal events for the Saik’uz offices. 

Sasha Striegler Iannone.pngSasha Striegler Iannone (Communications Officer)

Sasha joined the Saik'uz Administration team in July 2019. The Communications Manager is in charge of overseeing all internal and external communications for the Saik'uz Administration, and ensuring its message is consistent and engage. As such, Sasha's main duties consist of preparing detailed media reports, press releases, and promotional materials meant to connect the community with the goings-on of the Saik'uz Administration, in addition to providing recommendations on how to improve communications both within and without the organization.


2021 Contact Photo - Murray, Chantel (2).pngChantel Murray (Administrative Assistant)

Chantel became a member of the Adminstation team in July 2021. Her duties as the Administrative Assistant include providing support to managers, other employees, and office visitors by ensuring that all interactions between the organization and others are positive and productive. Chantel is the face you see at the front desk, and she's often the voice greeting you on the telephone!