Email: tsammurtok [at] assembly [dot] nu [dot] ca
Email: TomSammurtok [at] rankininletnorthmla [dot] ca
Tom Sammurtok was elected in the general election held on October 28, 2013, to represent the constituency of Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet in the 4th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Mr. Sammurtok was elected to serve on the Executive Council during the November 15, 2013, proceedings of the Nunavut Leadership Forum. Mr. Sammurtok was formally sworn into office on November 19, 2013.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Sammurtok was a senior public servant in the territorial government. Mr. Sammurtok held a number of positions during his career, including Assistant Deputy Minister in the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Community and Government Services.
Mr. Sammurtok attended Margaret Barbour Collegiate Institute in The Pas, Manitoba. During his public service career, Mr. Sammurtok took a number of professional courses in public administration and emergency measures management.
Mr. Sammurtok is the proud father of six children. He has been an active volunteer with his community’s Anglican church. Mr. Sammurtok’s personal interests include photography.