Housing Department

The Lheidli T’enneh Housing Department work to provide individuals and families with securing and maintaining housing.   

The Housing Department plays an important role in the functioning of the community by fulfilling a basic human right for housing.  As such, the Department strives to provide adequate housing to community members in a fair and equitable manner.

If applicants require help prior to or in addition to receiving social assistance/housing (finding employment, applying for training, or accessing health resources) the social development officer/housing manager can refer them to those respective departments. 

Housing Department Staff

Derek Bolen

Housing and Public Works Manager

Derek M. Bolen is the Housing and Public Works Manager, bringing progressive experience in managing business operations and fostering cohesive teams to exceed financial goals. With a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management from Royal Roads University and advanced certifications in Project Management, Derek possesses a solid foundation in business development and operational excellence. Derek’s skills extend beyond business management to include team leadership, account analysis, staff supervision, and financial planning. He is adept at conducting cost and budget analysis, optimizing resource utilization, and fostering a positive work environment.

As the Housing and Public Works Manager for Lheidli T’enneh Nation, Derek Bolen assumes a pivotal role in overseeing and managing both housing and public works initiatives within the community, Derek is responsible for a diverse array of duties aimed at enhancing the quality of life and infrastructure within the community. With a keen eye for opportunities and a track record of success, Derek is a motivated manager who consistently delivers results and strives for operational excellence.

John West

Housing and Public Works Supervisor




Lheidli T’enneh Housing Department

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