Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Board



CONTACT INFORMATION

Lapwai 208-843-7407 PHONE               208-743-8394 FAX

VISION

To achieve economic stability and independence through a diversified range of profitable businesses.



GOALS

To maximize the profitability and pursue long term sustainability of existing businesses through financial planning, human resource development, and strategic management.

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 Enterprises.



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 Officers

* Richard Arthur, Chairman
* Julian Matthews, Vice Chairman    julianmgc@nezperce.org
* Gloria Greene, Secretary  gloriaggc@nezperce.org
* Gwendolyn Carter, Member
* Alexio Domebo, Member
* Dan Kane, NPTEC Liaison
* McCoy Oatman, NPTEC Liaison

Executive Officer

* Joseph A. Pakootas, Executive Officer

* Michelle Penney, Executive Assistant
* Dorothy Sherwood, Assitant



PROGRAM COMPONENTS

The following are activities that the Enterprise Board is engaged in on an ongoing basis:

Working with enterprise managers to ensure continued cost efficiency and greater profitability and to improve the standards and quality of professionalism in the enterprises.

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.



CONTACT INFORMATION

Lapwai 208-743-0496 PHONE 208-743-8394 FAX

 

 

 
 


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