Ski’us Aaron Sam Sumexheltza (Aaron Sumexhelta) is a Councillor of the Lower Nicola Indian Band and a practicing lawyer. His legal work included representing residential school survivors and criminal defence. Aaron is currently a member of the board for the Assembly of First Nations – Advisory Committee on Climate Action and the Environment, the BC Aboriginal Justice Council, and the Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation. He was previously a Councillor for the Lower Nicola Indian Band and the Nicola Valley Community Justice Services Society. Aaron has a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from California State University.