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The General Council includes all enrolled Nez Perce citizens over age 18. It meets twice a year to review reports from the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee.


The Nez Perce Tribe 2022 Spring General Council is scheduled to be held in-person on May 5, 6, and 7 at the Páyniwaas (Pi-Nee-Waus) Community Center in Lapwai, Idaho.

The meeting will be called to order on Thursday and Friday at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, provided a quorum is reached.

Click here to see the draft agenda

Click here to see the 2022 Spring Report

Click here to see the 2022 NMPH Spring Report


NOTICE

NON-PARTISAN GENERAL ELECTION 2022
NEZ PERCE TRIBAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
CERTIFIED CANDIDATES

The following is a list of certified candidates for the

NPTEC GENERAL ELECTION
SATURDAY, MAY 07, 2022

Seat 1

Seat 2

Seat 3

*Elizabeth Arthur-Attao

*Shannon F. Wheeler

Mary Jane Miles

Nigele Wilson-Williamson

Mary Tall Bull

Nikesa Aubertin

*Denotes Incumbent

There will be TWO METHODS OF VOTING:

  • Absentee Ballot: For your absentee vote to count, your ballot must be received by 4:30 p.m. on May 03, 2022. Ballots will be verified prior to in person voting. Drop Off at any of the three Nez Perce Tribe Official Drop Boxes: Wa-A-‘Yas Community Center, Kamiah; Teweepuu Community Center, Orofino; Boards & Commissions Building, Lapwai

OR

  • In-Person May 07, 2022: Polling places will be open from 7:00am – 3:00pm.

POLLING SITES: Kamiah at the Wa-A-‘Yas Community Center; Orofino at Teweepuu Community Center; and Lapwai at the Pineewaus Community Center

Only one method of voting is allowed!!

Any enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe who is eighteen or over shall be entitled to vote in the General Elections.  Eligible Voters may vote by Absentee Ballot or at any Polling Place, but WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO VOTE ONCE.

Tune into Nez Perce Tribe’s Facebook to view the counting at 5:00 p.m. May 07, 2022.  Final numbers will also be posted on https://www.nezperce.org/government/general-council/

For further information or if you have any questions, please contact General Council Election Judges at contact information below or email at electionjudges@nezperce.org.

The election judges are:
Melissa Guzman – (208) 621-3828 or melissag@nezperce.org;  Melissa King – (208) 843-7307 or melissak@nezperce.org;  Loretta Spaulding – (208) 621-3823 or lorettas@nezperce.org


NOTICE of RESULTS

NEZ PERCE TRIBAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

PRIMARY ELECTIONS 2022

APRIL 02, 2022

PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

 THE FOLLOWING ARE THE RESULTS FOR THE NPTEC GENERAL ELECTION HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 02, 2022.

SEAT 3
Arthur Broncheau * – 59
James R. Spencer – 53
Mary Jane Miles – 109
Nikesa Aubertin – 76
Invalid Votes – 1

 


General Council Officers

Chairman  Allen Slickpoo Jr.
Secretary  Jasmine Higheagle
Election Judge  Melissa Guzman | (208) 621-3828 | melissag@nezperce.org
Election Judge  Melissa King | (208) 843-7307 | melissak@nezperce.org
Election Judge  Loretta Spaulding | (208) 621-3823 | lorettas@nezperce.org 

RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE 
resolutionscommittee@nezperce.org
    Chairman  Kayla Warden
    Vice Chairman  Alice Spaulding
    Secretary  Paulette Smith
    Member  Ciarra Greene

2021 Fall General Council Boards & Commissions Election Results

Meeting Minutes and Resolutions