Everette Bear has served on the First Nations Trust Board of Trustees since its inception in 2003. He came to the FNT with valuable experience in both the public and private sectors. In the past, he served four years as Councillor and six years as Chief of Muskoday First Nation. Everette has extensive Board and Commission service, having served with The Saskatchewan Indian Loan Company (SILCO), Saskatchewan Wheat Board, the Agricultural Credit Corporation (ACC), Enterprise Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Commission. He has been Vice-Chair of the of the Agricultural Council of Saskatchewan and is the former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation. Everette is an experienced farmer, small business owner and has held school bus contracts for many years. Everette says he particularly enjoys working in an atmosphere where the best interests of the people come first.