Arnie Bellis is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gwaii Wood Products. He is a member of the Strastas (Eagle) Clan and is the former two-term elected Vice President with the Council of the Haida Nation. From 2002 to 2004, he was elected a Councillor with Old Massett Village. Mr. Bellis was involved in the Haida Reconciliation Agreement with British Columbia in 2009, a former Chair of the Haida Power Authority, and a current member of the Haida Gwaii Health Communities. He has been involved in numerous fisheries issues and the Haida land use planning processes.