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Nez Perce Tribe Consitution and ByLaws

General Council Officers

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 Chairman – Allen Slickpoo Jr.

General Council Secretary – Shirley Allman

Resolutions Committee Chairman – Mary Tall Bull

Resolutions Committee Vice-Chairman – Julia Davis-Wheeler
Cell phone: 208.553.0965

Resolution Committee Secretary – Stella Penney

Resolutions Committee Member - DelRae Kipp

Election Judge – Mazie Wilson

Election Judge – Melissa King

Election Judge – Carolyn Amerman



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

May 5, 6, 7, 2016
Lapwai Idaho

Agenda:  Thursday, May 5, 2016

7:45 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.    Call Meeting to Order

  • Post Colors/Flag Song - Dancing Eagle
  • Invocation by Tribal Elder
  • Memorial Recognition - Wilfred A. Scott

9:30 a.m.    General Council Business

  • House Rules
  • Agenda
  • Minutes

10:00 a.m. Resolutions Committee Report

10:30 a.m.   Federal Partner    (15 minutes each report)

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

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

1:00 p.m.  Executive/Boards/Commission Reports (15 minutes each report)

  • Finance Executive, Ed Brown
  • NPTEC Treasurer, McCoy Oatman
  • Enterprise Officer, Joe Pakootas
  • Enterprise Board

2:00 p.m.  Open Floor/New Business

2:30 p.m.   Executive Boards/Commission Reports

  • Executive Director, Rebecca Miles                  
  • Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority
  • Elders Circle

3:30 p.m.   Open Floor/New Business

4:30 p.m.   Recess - Closing Prayer, Tribal Elder

Agenda:  Friday, May 6, 2015

7:45 a.m.   Registration Opens 

8:30 a.m.   Call to Order

  • Opening Prayer - Tribal Elder

8:45 p.m.     Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Natural Resources Executive, Aaron Miles
  • Fisheries Executive, Dave Johnson
  • Nez Perce Fish and Wildlife Commission

9:45 a.m.    Open Floor/New Business

10:30 a.m.     Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Natural Resources Executive, Aaron Miles
  • Fisheries Executive, Dave Johnson
  • Nez Perce Fish and Wildlife Commission

11:15 a.m.    Open Floor/ New Business

12:00 p.m.     Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m.    Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee   (10 minutes each)   

2:30 p.m.     Open Floor/ New Business

3:00 p.m.    Status Updates

  • Econimic Development, NPT/Enterprise Planners
  • Land Acquisition Team
  • Integrated Resource Management Plan

4:00 p.m.     Open Floor/New Business

4:30 p.m.    Recess

  • Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder

Agenda:  Saturday, May 7, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Polling stations located at Lapwai, Kamiah, and Orofino Centers

8:00 a.m.   Registration Opens

9:00 a.m.     Call to Order

  • Opening Prayer - Tribal Member
  • Announcements

9:15 a.m.   Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Human Resources, Lee Bourgeau
  • NiiMiiPuu Health Board
  • Senior Advisory Board

10:45 a.m.   Open Floor/New Business

12:00 p.m.    Noon Recess for Lunch    (Registartion, Polls Remain Open)

1:00 p.m.    Executive/Boards/Commission Reports

  • TERO Commission
  • Utility Board
  • Youth Council

1:30 p.m.   Open Floor/New Business

2:30 p.m.   New Business


(15 Minute Break)


  • Per Election Ordinance, Section 6-10-15(a) "the tallying of ballots shall commence upon arrival at the General Council meeting".

7:30 p.m.    Adjourn

  • Retire the Colors, Dancing Eagle
  • Benediction, Tribal Elder

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 208-743-0723 or  or Carolyn Amerman. 



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