Clifford White (Nees Ma’Outa) is a First Nations Summit elected Commissioner. He is serving his second term as Commissioner and was first elected by the First Nations Summit Chiefs in Assembly in March 2019. He is from Gitxaała Nation, is a hereditary leader and former elected Chief Councillor.
He studied business and commerce at the University of British Columbia and is a facilitator and trainer with Nawaabm Enterprise. Clifford is an Elder of the New Westminster First Nations Court for more than 12 years and was involved with the BC Aboriginal Family Healing Court project.
Clifford also serves on various boards, including Chair of the First Nations Advisory Committee of BC, Board Chairman of the Northern Nations Cooperative, and Director with the Prince Rupert Indigenous Housing Society, the New Relationship Trust Foundation, and the First Nations LNG Alliance. He is passionate about commercially sustainable environmental management and continues to work with the Industry Training Authority, private industries, union and non-union trades on Indigenous workforce developments.
Clifford is a proud husband to Lynn, father to three children, grandfather to four, and has two rez dogs.