George Nerysoo

Member Mackenzie Delta

Member's Office:

P.O. Box 1320 Yellowknife NT  X1A 2L9
Phone number: (867) 767-9143 (MLA e-mail)

Mackenzie Delta Electoral District


George Nerysoo was first elected as a Member for Mackenzie Delta in September 2023 for the 20th Legislative Assembly. Mr. Nerysoo was born in Fort McPherson and returned to his hometown after living in Inuvik and Aklavik for almost 20 years.
Mr. Nerysoo attended Samuel Hearne Secondary School in Inuvik and completed studies in business administration at Aurora College.
Mr. Nerysoo is an active community member, always keen to volunteer and participate in community events, especially sporting events. Mr. Nerysoo is also active at the regional level, being chosen several times as the Fort McPherson delegate for the Gwich’in Tribal Council Assembly.
Prior to be elected, Mr. Nerysoo held the position of Deputy Mayor with the Hamlet of Fort McPherson. He has also been employed as the Acting Band Manager with the Tetlit Gwich’in Band Council, and prior to this worked several years on the Louis Cardinal Ferry.
In his spare time, Mr. Nerysoo enjoys staying physically active by walking as well as exercising with other community members. He also enjoys quality time with his two children and granddaughter.