Aaron Sock is the current Chief of the Elsipogtog First Nation, a position he has held since 2012. A well-versed political veteran, he has been a part of the elected leadership of the community since his time as a councillor in 2005.
Chief Sock is a trailblazer in community economics, having led Elsipogtog through several business projects, including the construction of the community’s first band-owned grocery store and Pharmasave, and the operation and expansion of the community’s seafood processing plant in Tracadie-Sheila, McGraw Seafood, where he has been the Chairman of the Board since 2012. His natural tendency of forward-thinking means he is always identifying strategic projects to create more benefits for his community.
An avid sun dancer, Chief Sock has a strong relationship with his Mi’kmaq culture. A very passionate individual, he has a deep love for his people and is very actively engaged with youth, elders, community professionals and grassroots organizations.
Aaron and his wife Natasha are proud parents of Aaron-Mike, Ryden and Mallory.