SŦÁUTW First Nation is seeking to appoint members to the Tsawout First Nation Membership Committee who shall each have the opportunity to serve a two year term from date of appointment.
Thea SŦÁUTW First Nation Membership Law (2013) says the following regarding vacancy in term:
18.1 A membership Committee of seven (7) members, all of whom are at least eighteen (18) years of age and none of whom are members of Staff or Council.
18.2 Appointments to the Tsawout First Nation Membership Committee will be made in a manner so as to provide for a broad representation of the Tsawout First Nation community. At least two (2) SELWÁN and one (1) youth member will be appointed to the committee.
SELWAN means an adult person who is a member of the SŦÁUTW First Nation and who has gained and continues to hold the trust, respect and confidence of the SŦÁUTW First Nation and who has a good knowledge of the customs of the SŦÁUTW First Nation.
Youth Member means a member who is between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-five (25).