Henry was first appointed to the Board in 2005 and is currently serving his third term. Henry has lived in Cambridge Bay for the past 56 years, where he has worked as a freelance interpreter/translator for 26 years, and a carpenter before that. He is certified in several trades. Henry got involved in politics in 1974 when he served as the Chairman of the Settlement Council and later as Deputy Mayor. He also sat on the board of the NWT Housing Corporation for two terms in the 1980’s along with many other Boards and agencies. Henry’s first language is Inuinnaqtun and his second language is English.