Governmental Affairs

Mission Statement

The Governmental Affairs Department is the liaison and primary contact for the Tribe for inquiries received from federal (including Bureau of Indian Affairs) state, and local agencies. This department receives and disseminates pertinent information with recommendation to Tribal Officers and Tribal Entities.

Governmental Affairs and Administrative Specialist

The Governmental Affairs and Administrative Specialist is the liaison for the Tribe to coordinate with federal, state and local agencies on proposed projects. The Specialist is responsible for development and to oversee projects including, but not limited to; Fee-to-Trust; Federal Land Transfers; and governmental compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Governmental Affairs and Administrative Specialist will assist and coordinate with Tribal entities in the development and implementation of Tribal Ordinances, Tribal Policies and Procedures, and Tribal Benefits and Programs.