Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Board
Lapwai 208-843-7407 PHONE 208-743-8394 FAX
To achieve economic stability and independence through a diversified range of
To maximize the profitability and pursue long term sustainability of existing
businesses through financial planning, human resource development, and strategic
To attract new business opportunities that will provide profit no less than a
10% return on investment or greater commensurate with industry standards.
To provide economic growth to the Nez Perce Indian Reservation community.
To make sound investment and financial decisions to maximize the wealth of the
Nez Perce Tribe.
To provide a pro-active five-year business plan for all businesses in the
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Nez Perce Tribal Gaming Enterprises The mission of the Nez Perce Tribal Gaming
Enterprise is to provide a profitable business for the Nez Perce Tribe in each
of its markets and to provide leadership in the hospitality and entertainment
industry through exceptional customer service.
Nez Perce Express Store The mission of the Nez Perce Express Enterprise is to
provide a profitable one-stop convenience serving tourists, sportsman, RV's and
locals with family atmosphere customer service.
Aht'wy Plaza RV Park The mission of the Aht'Wy Plaza RV Park is to provide a
profitable business for the Nez Perce Tribe and offer a unique setting to
experience the Nez Perce Reservation and surrounding areas with outstanding
accommodations and traditional hospitality.
Nez Perce Forest Products The mission of the Forest Products Enterprises is to
provide the Nez Perce Tribe with an annual cash flow within the allowable
sustainable cut from the harvest of forest products while balancing economic
values with environmental concerns.
Enterprise Board of
Richard Arthur, Chairman
* Julian Matthews, Vice Chairman
* Gloria Greene, Secretary
* Gwendolyn Carter, Member
* Alexio Domebo, Member
* Dan Kane, NPTEC Liaison
* McCoy Oatman, NPTEC Liaison
Joseph A. Pakootas, Executive Officer
Michelle Penney, Executive Assistant
* Dorothy Sherwood, Assitant
The following are activities that the Enterprise Board is engaged in on an
Working with enterprise managers to ensure continued cost efficiency and greater
profitability and to improve the standards and quality of professionalism in the
Working on implementation of a long range strategic plan.
Working on Human Resource Manual, Finance Manual, to separate enterprises from
governmental sector, similar to Nimiipuu Health & Nez Perce Housing Authority.
Lapwai 208-743-0496 PHONE 208-743-8394 FAX