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    SGAC Letters and Policy

    SGAC provides comments and recommendations during regular advisory meetings and in written communication to the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs or other agency leaders. Below is an archive of letters and recommendations provided since January 1, 2014.

    Many of these recommendations are related to Self-Governance priorities outlined in the National Strategic Plan.  You can find recent white papers and updates related to many of these issues here.

    2014-2018 SGAC Correspondence

    Date Sent/ReceivedAddressed ToTopic/Issue
    July 18, 2017The Honorable Ryan Zinke
    Secretary
    U.S. Department of the Interior
    Comments on the Department of the Interior’s Implementation of Executive Order 13871 “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch”
    June 5, 2017The Honorable Ryan Zinke
    Secretary
    U.S. Department of the Interior
    Invitation to the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee, July 20, 2017,
    Washington, DC
    April 10, 2017Elizabeth K. Appel
    Director
    Office of Regulatory Affairs & Collaborative Action – Indian Affairs
    Department of the Interior
    Comments on ANPRM for 25 CFR Part 140, Traders With Indians
    December 5, 2016Lawrence S. Roberts
    Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
    Department of the Interior
    Contract Support Costs Policy
    October 5, 2016Michael L. Connor
    Deputy Secretary
    Department of the Interior
    Comments on the Implementation of the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act
    September 1, 2016Lawrence S. Roberts
    Acting Assistance Secretary – Indian Affairs
    Office of Budget and Performance Management
    Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Department of Interior’s (DOI)
    Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022
    June 14, 2016Lawrence Roberts, Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs
    Bureau of Indian Affairs
    U.S. Department of the Interior
    BIA Proposed Draft Contract Support Costs Policy
    April 21, 2015Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, DOICommunication and Coordination with SG Tribes
    April 3, 2015Michael S. Black, Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary-IABudget
    March 2, 2015W. Ron Allen, Chairman, DOI Self-Governance Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Committee Business
    February 9, 2015W. Ron Allen, Chairman, DOI Self-Governance Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Committee Business
    February 9, 2015W. Ron Allen, Chairman, DOI Self-Governance Advisory CommitteeTiwahe Initiative