Government

Shawnee Governing Body

Shawnee Tribal Council

The Supreme Governing body of this Tribe shall be the Shawnee Tribal Council (“Tribal Council”). The Tribal Council shall consist of all Tribal members enrolled in accordance with the requirements of Article III. The Tribal Council shall be responsible for election of the officers and Shawnee Business Council members (“Business Council”).

The Shawnee Tribal Council confers the power to prescribe rules and regulations in all matters of the Shawnee Tribe to the Business Council. All actions, laws, or resolutions enacted by the Business Council shall remain in force and effect until amended or repealed by subsequent action of the Business Council or Tribal Council, except as may expire by their own terms. Laws cannot be enacted retroactively nor are ex post facto laws permitted. The Tribal Council shall have the authority to repeal or enact legislation or resolutions binding on the Business Council at meetings held in accordance with procedures in Article IX of this Constitution. Source: Shawnee Tribe Constitution

 

The Business Council of the Shawnee Tribe

The Business Council of the Shawnee Tribe shall have the power to transact all business on behalf of the Shawnee Tribe in all matters on which the Tribe is authorized to act.

The Business Council shall have the power to transact Tribal Business, appoint Committees, enact laws and resolutions, and otherwise speak and act on behalf of the Shawnee Tribe in all matters on which the Tribe is empowered to act now or in the future.

The officers of the Shawnee Tribe shall be the Chief, Second Chief, Secretary, and Treasurer. In addition, there shall be elected seven (7) Business Council members at-large. The Officers of the Tribe and the elected Business Council members shall constitute the Shawnee Tribal Business Council. Source: Shawnee Tribe Constitution

For more information on the roles and responsibilities of The Business Council of the Shawnee Tribe visit: Shawnee Tribe Constitution


Officers & Members at Large

Chief Barnes
Chief
Ben Barnes
Second Chief
Roy Baldridge
Secretary
Carolyn Foster

Аddress: Lenapah,OK

Treasurer
Mark McDowell

Аddress: Afton, OK

Business Council Seat 1
Carolyn Smith

Аddress: Vinita, OK

Business Council Seat 2
Diana McLean

Аddress: Bartlesville, OK

Business Council Seat 3
Scott Secondine

Аddress: Tulsa,OK

Business Council Seat 4
Corey Winesburg

Аddress: Vinita,OK

Business Council Seat 5
Monty Coombes

Аddress: Tulsa,OK

Business Council Seat 6
Lee Bluejacket

Аddress: Bluejacket, OK

Business Council Seat 7
Keni Hood

Аddress: Vinita,OK