Angela Wesley is a partner in Wes-Can Advisory Services. Since 1992 she has provided advisory and facilitation services to First Nations and other governments throughout British Columbia in the areas of strategic planning, land management, community development, communications, community engagement, and governance capacity building and development. 

A highlight of Angela’s career over the past 25 years has been her role as an active participant on the team that worked to negotiate and ratify the Maa-nulth Treaty resulting in her own First Nation (Huu-ay-aht) and 4 others becoming self-governing as of April 2011. She continues to participate in actively implementing the treaty with Huu-ay-aht and serves as the Maa-nulth representative on the tripartite implementation committee with BC and Canada representatives. Angela has also been invited to share her experiences with other First Nations in British Columbia, as well as nationally and internationally.

Angela serves as Speaker (Legislative Chairperson) for the Huu-ay-aht First Nations Legislature and Annual People’s Assemblies. She has been the Board Chair/President for the Huu-ay-aht First Nations Group of Businesses (Fisheries, Forestry, Gravel, Hospitality, Lands, Management, Market) since 2012 and continues to actively serve on various committees for her Nation.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Royal British Columbia Museum, a Director for the New Relationship Trust and the Toquaht Holdings Boards, and served on the Board of Governors for the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology for 7-1/2 years as an Executive Committee member and as Chair.

Angela resides in her husband Gerald's traditional territory of Kitsumkalum in Terrace, BC and enjoys the company and teachings of her 10-year old grandson, Drakon.