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Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC) Membership

AT-LARGE DELEGATES (5 Slots/2 Alternates)

Primary:

  • Ken Lucero, Chair, HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC)
    Term: 2 Year Term until December 2012
  • Jefferson Keel, Lt. Governor, Chickasaw Nation
    Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012
  • Roberta Brisbee, Tribal Council Member, Nez Perce Tribe
    Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013
  • Tex Hall, Chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation
    Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013
  • Robert McGhee, Tribal Council Treasurer, Poarch Band of Creek Indians
    Term: 1 Year Term December 2012

Alternates for At Large Membership:

  • Gil Vigil, Tribal Council Member, Pueblo of Tesuque
    Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012
  • Tracy King, President, Fort Belknap Indian Community
    Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

ABERDEEN DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • Roger Trudell, Chairman, Santee Sioux Nation

Alternate:

  • Tony Reider, President, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

ALASKA DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • Gloria O’Neill, President and CEO, Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Alternate:

  • Andy Teuber, Jr. Tribal Council Member, Woody Island Tribal Council

ALBUQUERQUE DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • Gary Hayes, Chairman Elect/Vice Chairman, Ute Mountain Ute

Alternate:

  • Richard Luarkie, Governor, Pueblo of Laguna

BEMIDJI NOMINEES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Cathy Abramson, Tribal Council Representative, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

Alternate:

  • Phyllis Davis, Tribal Council Member, Gun Lake Tribe

BILLINGS DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • L. Jace Killsback, Tribal Council Representative, Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Alternate:

  • Cedric Black Eagle, Chairman, Crow Tribe

CALIFORNIA DELEGATES

Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Stacy Dixon, Tribal Chairman, Susanville Indian Rancheria

Alternate:

  • Judy Fink, Tribal Chairperson, North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians

NASHVILLE DELEGATES

Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Buford Rolin, Tribal Chairman, Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Alternate:

  • Cheryl Frye-Cromwell, Tribal Council Member, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

NAVAJO DELEGATES

Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Rex Lee Jim, Vice-President, Navajo Nation

Alternate:

  • Larry Curley, Director for Navajo Division of Health, Navajo Nation

OKLAHOMA DELEGATES

Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Steve Ortiz, Co-Chair, HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC)

Alternate:

  • Marshall Gover, President, Pawnee Nation

PHOENIX DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • Herman Honanie, Tribal Vice Chairman, Hopi Tribe

Alternate:

  • David Kwail, Tribal Chairman, Yavapai-Apache Nation

PORTLAND DELEGATES

Term: 2 Year Term until December 2013

Primary:

  • Cheryle Kennedy, Tribal Council Chairwoman, Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde

Alternate:

  • Ron Allen, Chairman, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

TUCSON DELEGATES

Term: 1 Year Term until December 2012

Primary:

  • Chester Antone, Tribal Council Representative, Tohono O’odham Nation

Alternate:

  • Vacant

TECHNICAL ADVISORS

National At Large:

  • Jefferson Keel – Ahniwake Rose, National Congress of the American Indian
  • Robert McGhee – David Simmons, National Indian Child Welfare Association
  • Tex Hall – Carol Good Bear, Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation

Alaska:

  • Gloria O’Neill – Valerie Davidson, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium  

Bemidji:

  • Cathy Abramson – Stacy Bohlen, National Indian Health Board

Billings:

  • Jace Lawrence Killsback – Jennifer Cooper, National Indian Health Board

Nashville:

  • Buford Rolin – Dee Sabattus, United Southern & Eastern Tribes

Navajo:

  • Rex Lee Jim – Clara Pratte, Navajo Nation Washington Office

Portland:

  • Cheryle Kennedy – Jim Roberts, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Tucson:

  • Chester Antone – Jennie Becenti, Tohono O'odham Nation