Chief David Peter-Paul

Hi! My name is David Peter-Paul and I am the elected Chief and Chief Financial Officer of the Pabineau First Nation. I am deeply honored to have been extended the opportunity to serve the membership of the Pabineau First Nation community as Chief since 2004 and am humbled to be able to play a pivotal role in the social and economic growth of our beautiful community in this capacity.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with my academic and career background, I graduated with a high school diploma from the Bathurst High School, with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Major in Psychology/Minor in English) from the University of New Brunswick and followed my undergraduate degree with a number of post-graduate business and accounting-related studies. I have gained a broad range of experience throughout my career, working in a variety of capacities for aboriginals of First Nation communities throughout the Atlantic region, including: Community Development Worker (Pabineau First Nation), elected Councillor and Band Manager (Pabineau First Nation), Post-Secondary Student Counselor/Director of Education (North Shore Micmac District Council), Chief and CFO (Pabineau First Nation: 2004-present), and service on a variety of local, provincial, regional, and national boards and committees. I consider it a great privilege and honor to use my education, employment history, and personal life experiences as tools to advance the social and economic prosperity of the Pabineau First Nation community and its valued members.

Chief Financial Officer
  • Managing the fiscal operations, i.e., oversee the daily revenues and expenditures of the Pabineau First Nation

  • Overseeing, reviewing, and assisting in the daily accounting work of the Director of Finance, providing advice, direction, and assistance on financial matters, as required,

  • Assisting the Chief and Council in the negotiation and preparation of fair and equitable contribution agreements with various funding agencies, e.g., INAC, Health Canada, DFO, CFS, HRSD, etc.,

  • Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with funding agencies,

  • Lobbying government and other funding agencies for funding, programs, and infrastructure needed by the Pabineau First Nation community,

  • Preparing applications/proposals for funding to various funding agencies for programs that will benefit the community;

  • Preparing financial reporting for all government departments, as required by various funding agencies

Chief David Peter-Paul
1290 Pabineau Falls Road, Pabineau First Nation, NB E2A 7M3
office: 506 548-9211 fax: 506 545-6968