Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Executive
Lapwai 208-843-7407 PHONE 208-743-8394 FAX
The vision of the Enterprise Executive Office is to attain prosperity for the
Nez Perce Tribe and Tribal Enterprise System through a comprehensive range of
To fill key Enterprise management positions (Gaming General Manager,
Controller, Human Resource Director, Director of Marketing, Director of
Surveillance, Research and Development Manager, Executive Chef, Express Store
Mangaer, Hotel Director, MIS Director.).
To implement preliminary expansion plans for Clearwater River Casino (CRC)
and Express II, including primary financing for casino expansion project.
To complete details of contract with Owner's Representative.
Revitalization program - $4.0M at CRC over the next 12 months including a
$2.5M for 128 new gaming machines and $1.5M for new project development.
Clear up all variances from audit.
Complete for approval the Enterprise Human Resource Manual (HRM) and update
the Marketing Plan.
Purchase ATM machines for both Casinos and Express II.
Final approval of the Enterprise organizational chart.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
The Enterprise Executive Office is responsible for the oversight and
administration of all tribal enterprises. This includes, but is not
limited to, Enterprise staff supervision, budgeting, training, strategic
planning, and providing fiscal management reports to management and elected
- Enterprise Board
- Gaming Enterprises/RV Park
- Express Store Enterprise
Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Executive Office
The Nez Perce Tribal
Enterprise (NPTE) Executive Office oversees the management of the businesses
operated by the Tribe as well as the exploration of new ventures. The NPTE
has a vision of being an entity comprised of diverse businesses that are
The staff is comprised of:
- Thomas Rickman, Interim Executive Officer
- Michelle Penney, Exec. Assistant
- Simone Wilson, Employee Training Development Manager
- James Harrington, Interim, Nez Perce Express Store Manager
- Lilly Kauffman, Economic Development Planner
- Kermit Mankiller, R & D Manager
- Dorothy Sherwood, Admin Specialist