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New board members sworn in to serve the Osage Nation

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Osage Nation Principal Chief Scott BigHorse recently appointed 10 people to vacant board positions.

They are:

1.     Gary Burd – Utility Authority Board, sworn in May 29

2.     Walter Hopper – Election Board, sworn in May 23

3.     Russell Tallchief – Osage Foundation, sworn in May 22

4.     Carla Brown – Home Health Board, sworn in May 22

5.     Mike Wellner – Utility Authority Board, sworn in May 22

6.     Don LaBass – Osage LLC Board, sworn in May 8

7.     Tim Tallchief – Osage LLC Board, sworn in May 8

8.     Raymond Hankins – Osage LLC Board, sworn in May 8

9.     Nancy Keil – Home Health Board, sworn in May 22

10.Debbie Cheshewalla – Home Health Board, sworn in May 15

Osage Nation Trial Court Judge Marvin Stepson swore in all appointees. All appointees are subject to confirmation by the Osage Nation Congress.

Currently, there are nine boards and two commissions. All are paid a minimum of $250 a month and higher, plus per diem. All boards have a budget and can attend conferences and training. All budgets can be found on the Osage Nation’s website on the congressional page.

Boards:

     1.  Gaming – 5 members – no vacancies

2.   Election – 3 members – no vacancies

     3.  Foundation – 5 members – one vacancy

     4.  Editorial – 3 members – no vacancies

     5.  Osage LLC – 5 members – no vacancies

     6.  Health Authority – 5 members – no vacancies

     7.  Home Health – 3 members – no vacancies

     8.  ONES, LLC – 5 members – no vacancies

     9.  Utility Authority – 5 members – two vacancies

Commissions:

Gaming Commission – 3 members – no vacancies

Tax Commission – 5 members – no vacancies


Original Publish Date: 2014-06-11 00:00:00

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