Our Mission

“Our mission is to effectively and efficiently oversee the Tribal administrative structure based on the overall goals and objectives established by the Tribal Council.”

The Department of Administration provides a wide variety of management service to the Tribal staff as well as administering several service programs which directly benefit our Tribal citizens. Administration includes Operations, Facilities, Building Division, Transportation as well as Enforcement and the Tribal Historic Preservation Office.

Jessica Payne – Chief Operating Officer
Kim Kettel – Executive Assistant
Betty Oppenheimer – Communications Specialist
Luke Strong-Cvetich –  Planner

Tribal Historic Preservation Office
David Brownell – Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
Jimmy Hall – Digitization Technician

Bonnie Roos – Librarian
Brandon Taft – Digitization Technician

Building & Construction
Building & Construction oversees Tribal construction projects providing permitting, regulations and project management services.
Kirk Nelson – Construction Manager
Shawn Gallacci – Construction Superintendent
Karl Ziegenbein – Construction Contract Administrator
David Wegener – Construction Project Coordinator
Josh Carver – Construction  Assistant and Laborer

The Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) is a funding source which helps to meet the need for Tribal road construction and maintenance.
Annette Nesse – Transportation Program Manager

Charles Keys – Facilities Manager
IIan Jones – Water, Wastewater Operations Supervisor
Ricky Talbot – Water & Wastewater Operations Asst.
Dean Owen – Maintenance Utility Technician II
Christopher Higdon – Maintenance Utility Technician Asst.
Darryle Adams – Maintenance Utility Technician I
Matthew Adams – Facilities Support Worker IV
David Matson – Blyn Custodial Maintenance III
Gabe Kessler – Blyn Custodial Maintenance I
Perry Keeling – Blyn Custodial Maintenance II
David Powers – Blyn Custodial Maintenance II

Bud Turner – Woodcarver, Artisan & Signage Manager
Timothy O’Connell – Woodcarver, Artisan I