Desmond P. Barton

Desmond P. Barton2017-10-05T11:51:03+00:00



Mr. Barton is a founding member of the Wilp Wilxo’oskwhl Nisga’a Institute Board representing Gingolx Village Government.

Mr. Barton is currently the Chair of the Gingolx Housing Authority, and a member of the Wilp Wilxo’oskwhl Nisga’a Institute Advisory Committee and Facilities Committee.
Mr. Barton has served on a number of committees and boards, including Secretary – Treasurer of Kincolith Resources Development Ltd, Volunteer Commissioner Officer on the Kincolith Fire Brigade, Manager, Coach and Player on the Sons of Kincolith Sports Teams, separate terms as Chair, Co-Chair and Board Member for the Kincolith Education Committee, Chair of the Kincolith Education Committee, School District No. 92 Trustee, BC School Trustees Association, BC Public Schools Employers Association, separate terms as Chair and Co-chair on the Kincolith Housing Committee, Chair on the Nisga’a Tribal Council Convention Planning Committee, Procedures Committee of Nisga’a Tribal Council Convention, Co-Chair on the Education Planning Committee of the Nisga’a Tribal Council Convention, and President and Chair of Gingolx Housing Authority.

While serving on Gingolx Village Government, Mr. Barton’s portfolio included Highways, Education, Fire Brigade, Recreation, Communications, Taxation, Housing, Social Development and Economic Development. Also, during his term with Gingolx Village Government, Mr. Barton was also appointed as Deputy Speaker for Wilp Si’Ayuukhl Nisga’a.

Mr. Barton’s educational experiences include certifications and training in several areas, including coaching sports, management, leadership, policy development, accounting and business