Chief Ron Evans is an ordained minister within the Anglican Church, where he is actively involved in various councils at the regional and national levels within the National Anglican Church of Canada.
At the age of twenty-two, Ron was elected as Band Councillor serving a total of eight years. After a two-year term as Acting Chief, he was elected Chief of the Norway House Cree Nation and has held this position for eight years.
As Chief, Ron has been active on several First Nations political councils, both at the regional and national levels, demonstrating his great knowledge and diverse leadership skills and abilities.
Ron has received several awards, such as “The Order of the Buffalo Hunt” in 1998, the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers Economic Development Award in 2001, and the Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002.
Ron’s belief, to promote a healthy progressive community through education and training, is supported with Community based training. A number of vast developments have transpired in Norway House over the last few years, but the most significant is the new state-of-the-art school facility which opens in September 2004.
Chief Evans and his wife Betsy live in Norway House and have three adult children and five grandchildren.