Robert (Bob) Gloade was elected as Chief for the Millbrook First Nation for his seventh consecutive term and has served for six consecutive terms as a council member before elected as Chief. Chief, Gloade resides in Millbrook with his wife Kelly and two sons.
Chief Gloade graduated from Saint Mary’s University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree; a double Major in Management and Human Resource Management, and Industrial Relations. In addition, he has over 12-years experience in the Banking Industry including Account Manager, focusing on Small Business, Personal Finance, and Aboriginal Banking. Over the years, Chief, Gloade has and continues to represent the Mi’kmaq community interests with Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, The Assembly of Nova Scotia Chiefs, Co-Chair / Executive Board and Audit and Finance for Atlantic Policy Congress, Mi’kmaq Family and Community Services, Ulnooweg Development Corp., Mi’kmaq Employment Training Secretariat, and Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors.
Working collectively to seek solutions in the midst of challenges as they occur, ensures the success of our community moving forward. Chief, Gloade remains fully committed to addressing community and all band member concerns at every level of negotiated partnerships with municipal, provincial and federal government. Chief, Gloade continues to focus a steadfast reconciliation and action.