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2015 Fall General Council Election Results 

Chairman Allen Slickpoo Jr.
Secretary Shirley Allman
Resolutions Committee
Seat 1  Mary Tall Bull
Seat 2 Julia Davis-Wheeler
Seat 3 Stella Penney
Seat 4 Del Rae Kipp
Election Judge
Seat 1 Mazie Wilson
Seat 2 Melissa King
Seat 3 Carolyn Amerman
Housing Board
Seat 1 Nancy Wheeler
Seat 2 Taricia Moliga
Fish & Wildlife Commission
Seat 1 Herbert Jackson
Seat 2 Tui Moliga
Seat 3 William Steven Coomer Jr.
Seat 4 Timothy Al Wheeler
Seat 5(Alt) Eric KashKash
Enterprise Board
Seat 1 Gloria Greene
Seat 2 Julian Matthews
Seat 3 Alexio Domebo

General Council Officers

General Council Chairman – Allen Slickpoo Jr.

General Council Secretary – Shirley Allman

Resolutions Committee Chairman – Mary Tall Bull

Resolutions Committee Vice-Chairman – Julia Davis-Wheeler

Resolution Committee Secretary – Stella Penney

Resolutions Committee Member - DelRae Kipp

Election Judge – Mazie Wilson

Election Judge – Melissa King

Election Judge – Carolyn Amerman

For further information regarding General Council please contact any of the General Council Officers:
Mazie Wilson - 208-791-9176
Melissa J. King - 208-843-7307



Nez Perce Tribe FALL General Council
September 24, 25, 26, 2015
, Idaho

House Rules

  1. The General Council meeting will be conducted according to the Robert’s Rules of Order (revised) and in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Nez Perce Tribe. These rules will be used as a guide for facilitating business of the assembly.

  2.  The Agenda and House Rules shall be subject to change from the floor by proper motion and vote by the assembly.

  3. The Chairman shall preside over the General Council meeting. Conversations excluding the Chairman are not permitted.

  4.  Motions and resolutions will be in order during the three-day session. Tribal members shall introduce and submit to the Chairman a written motion and/or resolution. Motions and resolutions shall be presented at a time related to the topic on the agenda.

  5. Motions or Resolutions which require a response from a panel will be as follows: a.) Questions and b.) Response

  6. Questions and responses should be direct and to the point. The Chairman has the right to intervene to maintain integrity of questions and responses. Time allowed will be at the discretion of the Chairman.

  7. The Maker of the Motion or Resolution will have two (2) minutes to introduce the motion and two (2) minutes for rebuttal or to close. Each person in favor of or against the motion will have one (1) minute to speak. A person can speak only once per action and exceptions are at the discretion of the Chairman. After one side exhausts its speakers, the remaining side is allowed only (2) additional speakers.

  8. Personnel matters, i.e. hiring, firing, salary, etc., will not be allowed.

  9. All persons will act in a courteous, respectful and professional manner during the course of the meeting. No outbursts from the audience will be allowed.

  10.  Members have the right to “Appeal the decision of the Chairman” if they feel the Chairman’s decision is not what the majority wants. A simple majority sustains the decision of the Chairman.

  11.  Members have the right to speak. If a member is not asking a question, making a motion or resolution, the Chairman will assume the member is making a speech. Time is valuable so each member will be limited to one such speech per General Council session with a time limit of two (2) minutes. More time may be allowed at the discretion of the Chairman.

  12. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be requested to leave or be escorted off the premises.

  13. The Election Judges will register Nez Perce Tribal members ages 18 and older.

  14. Please turn cell phone off or to silence or vibrate. If you need to answer or make a call, please go out to the hallway or outside.


General Council Spring Meeting Agenda

September 24-26, 2015
Kamiah Idaho

Agenda:  Thursday, September 24-26, 2015

7:45 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.    Call Meeting to Order

  • Opening ceremony - Flag Song, Lightening Creek                    Invocation, Tribal Elder

8:45 a.m.    General Council Business

  • House Rules, Agenda, Minutes
  • Resolutions Committee Report

9:30 a.m.    General Council Officer Elections

  • Chairman, Secretary                       
  • Resolutions Committee  (4)
  • Election Judge Committee  (3)

10:30 a.m.   General Council Business

  • Chairman, Secretary
  • Resolution NPGC-S15-01, Status Report
  • Amendments Committee

10:45 a.m.   NPTEC Chairman & Treasurer’s Report

  • Anthony Johnson, Chairman
  • McCoy Oatman, Treasurer
  • Merrill Lynch, Auditors

12:00 p.m.    Break for Lunch                                              (Registration remains open)

1:00 p.m.  NPTEC Chairman and Treasurer’s Report (cont.)

  • Comments/Questions/Action

2:30 p.m.   Executive Reports

  • Private Sector - Executive Director, Rebecca Miles                  
  • Public Sector - Enterprise Executive Officer, Joe Pakootas

3:15 p.m.   Comments/Questions/Action

4:32 p.m.   Recess for the Day

Agenda:  Friday, September 25, 2015

7:45 a.m.   Registration Opens 

8:30 a.m.   Call to Order - Opening Prayer, Announcements

9:00 p.m.     Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Chairman’s Reports

  • Natural Resources
  • Land Commission
  • Nez Perce Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • Nez Perce Tribe Utility Board

10:00 a.m.    Open Microphone, Comments/Questions/Action

10:30 a.m.    Federal Partner Reports

  • U.S. National Forest Service
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs

11:30 a.m.     Open mic, Comments/Questions/Action

12:00 p.m.     Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.    Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Chairman’s Report

  • Natural Resources
  • Law & Order Subcommittee
  • Law & Justice Executive Officer
  • Gaming Commission
  • TERO Commission     

2:30 p.m.     Open Mic, Comments/Questions/Action

3:30 p.m.    Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Chairman’s Reports

  • Budget & Finance Subcommittee
  • Enterprise Board
  • Boxing Commission

4:30 p.m.     Open Mic, Comments, Questions/Action

5:00 p.m.    Recess For The Day

  • Closing Prayer

Agenda:  Saturday, September 26, 2015

7:45 a.m.   Open Registration

8:30 a.m.     Call to Order

  • Opening prayer
  • Announcements

9:00 a.m.   Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Chairman's Reports

  • Human Resources
  • NP Tribal Housing Authority Chair
  • Senior Advisory Board Chair
  • NiMiiPuu Health Board

10:30 a.m.   Open mic, Comments/Questions/Action

11:00 a.m.   Youth Council

  • Elder Circle

12:00 p.m.    Lunch Break                                     

1:00 p.m.    Boards and Commission Elections

  • Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority Board
  • Fish & Wildlife Commission (4)
  • (2) Two Three Term
  • (2) Two Two Year Term
  • (1) One Alternate
  • Nez Perce Tribal Eneterprise Board
  • New Business

4:30 p.m.    Adjourn

  • Benediction, Tribal Elder
  • Retire the Colors, Lightening Creek

For questions in regards to the AGENDA, please contact: Allen Slickpoo Jr. at or Shirley Allman at

For questions or information regarding the Elections, PLEASE CONTACT any of the following individuals:
Melissa King 208-843-7307 or, Mazie Wilson 208-792-1541 or  or Carolyn Amerman. 



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