Bessie West, is from Fort Babine. Bessie brings to the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre 32 years of accounting experience. Bessie worked at the Friendship Centre from 2000 to 2011 before studying at UNBC. Bessie has been on Fort Babine Council since 2012. She has proudly served her community as Deputy Chief from 2016-2018 creating the Economic Developmen for the Nation. Bessie rejoined the Friednship Centre’s team in early 2020.