Rita Mueller has called the Northwest Territories “home” since 1989. She currently resides and works in Yellowknife and has lived and worked in a variety of different communities including Fort Resolution, Hay River and Behchoko.
Rita is currently the Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Culture, for the Government of the Northwest Territories' Department of Education, Culture, and Employment (ECE). She has previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Tłįcho Community Services Agency (TCSA), the Director of Early Childhood and K-12 School Services for ECE, and was the principal of Chief Jimmy Bruneau Regional High School (CJBS) in Behchoko for eight years.
Rita has been a Federal-appointed board member of the Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board since September 5, 2008.