Perry is the Head of Land Management. He is also an elected Councillor with a four-year term ending May 2015. As Councillor, he holds the Fisheries, Lands and Wildlife Portfolios. He is also the St’at’imc Chiefs’ Council representative, holds the Fisheries portfolio under St’at’imc Government Services, and is a board representative on Salish enterprises Ltd, Cayoose Creek Development Corporation, St’at’imc Tribal holdings. He was an elected Chief between 1979 and 2011 and in the 1980s was also the Director of the Lillooet Tribal Council, where he gained extensive knowledge of fisheries issues in the province.