Human Resources Subcommittee

Updated May 2018


The Human Resources Subcommittee consists of the following:

  • Arthur M. Broncheau, Chairman
  • Mary Jane Miles, Vice-Chairman
  • Bill Picard, Member
  • Chantel Eastman, Member
  • Casey Mitchell, Member
  • Ferris Paisano III, Member


  • Family Services - Arthur M. Broncheau, Casey Mitchell
  • Housing - Mary Jane Miles, Ferris Paisano III, Chantel Eastman
  • Senior Citizens - Mary Jane Miles, Ferris Paisano III, Chantel Eastman
  • Veterans - Casey Mitchell, Mary Jane Miles
  • Education - Bill Picard, Casey L. Mitchell, Mary Jane Miles, Chantel Eastman
  • Youth - Bill Picard, Chantel Eastman
  • Boys & Girls Club Board - Casey L. Mitchell, Bill Picard, Alternate
  • Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board - Ferris Paisano III, Delegate; Chantel Eastman, Alternate
  • Healing Lodge - Ferris Paisano III, Delegate; Bill Picard, Alternate
  • Nimiipuu Health Liaisons - Arthur M. Broncheau, Mary Jane Miles

Meeting Dates

The Human Resources Subcommittee meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.  (Open to Tribal members).


We envision all Nez Perce Tribal members and families healthy, nurtured, safe, educated, and supported by tribal and communities resources.


  • To respect the human dignity of the people we serve and provide effective, quality service to the Nez Perce Tribe and its members.
  • To work collaboratively and cooperatively to strengthen families
  • To support Tribal programs and staff in carrying out their respective program duties/goals/objectives
  • To define a common vision and mission in which the programs, departments, and affiliates can work collaboratively and cooperatively in carrying out their respective goals and objectives on behalf of the Nez Perce Tribe and its members
  • To represent the Nez Perce Tribe and Tribal programs at the local, regional, and national levels

Description of Services

The Human Resources Subcommittee meets the first and third Monday of each month to review and approve actions from the Human Resources Subcommittee.

The Human Resources Subcommittee provides policy review, formulation, and recommendation to the NPTEC regarding areas which impact the health and well being of the Nez Perce Tribe and its members whether it is at the internal, local, regional  or national level.

Program Components

Social Services;  Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF);  Education;   Enrollment; Senior Citizens;  Commodity Foods;  Students for Success;  Veterans;  BIA Welfare Assistance;  Child Protection Services;  Financial Assistance;  Indian Child Welfare;  Victim's Assistance;  NMPH;  Head Start/Early Head Start;  Tribal Employment Rights Office.




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