Best Practices


Best Practices Awards

The 3 Best Practices Awards are given to Communities that have demonstrated long term excellence. Applications are submitted to AFOA BC in early November of each year and the winners are announced at the Winter Conference.

Winners receive the following:

  • Memorable plaque
  • $1500.00 certificate to use towards AFOA BC products, conferences or community based workshops

2019 Band Administration Award Winner

Lake Cowichan First Nation

Saik’uz First Nation

Lytton First Nation

2018 Band Administration Award Winner

Huu-ay-aht First Nation

Kanaka Bar Indian Band

Musqueam Capital Corporation/Musqueam Indian Band

2017 Best Practices Award Winner

Sumas First Nation

Tzeachten First Nation

K’omoks First Nation

2016 Best Practices Award Winners

Williams Lake Band

Skowkale First Nation

Sts’ailes Band

2015 Best Practices Award Winners

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations


Doig River First Nation

2014 Best Practices Award Winners

Cowichan Tribes

Penticton Indian Band

Nooaitch Indian Band