Tribal Self-Governance Virtual Conference: September 14 - 16, 2021

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About DOI SGAC

The Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Self-Governance Advisory Committee (SGAC) provides a forum for Tribal and Federal officials to discuss issues related to Tribal administration of Federal programs and services, exchange ideas, and develop solutions intended to improve Self-Governance and enhance the Tribal-Federal partnership.

SGAC membership consists of a Primary and an Alternate representative from each of the BIA Regions that have Self-Governance Tribes. The Primary and Alternate SGAC members from each region also select two persons to serve as official members of the SGAC Technical Workgroup.

SGAC protocols outline the committee’s roles, responsibilities, and the process for committee members to submit for travel reimbursement.

Tribal Chair: W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Federal Technical Workgroup Co-Chair: Ken Reinfeld, Office of Self-Governance, Department of the Interior

Tribal Technical Workgroup Co-Chair: Jennifer McLaughlin, Self-Governance Legislative Associate, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Members

Robert Keith, Board Member, Kawerak, Inc. (Alaska – Primary)
Will Micklin, 2nd Vice President, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Alaska- Alternate)
Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Chairwoman, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (Eastern- Primary)
Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut (Eastern- Alternate)
Chuck Hoskin, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation (Eastern Oklahoma – Primary)
David Hill, Principal Chief, Muscogee Nation (Eastern Oklahoma- Alternate)
Annette Johnson, Treasurer, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians (Midwest – Primary)
Jane Rohl, Tribal Council Secretary, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (Midwest- Alternate)
W. Ron Allen, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe (Northwest – Primary)
TBD (Northwest- Alternate)
Byron Nelson, Jr., Chairman, Hoopa Valley Tribe (Pacific- Primary)
Scott Sullivan, Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation (Pacific- Alternate)
Jody Lamere, Councilmember, Chippewa Cree Tribe (Rocky Mountain – Primary)
John Barrett, Jr., Chairman, Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Southern Plains- Primary)
Jacklyn King, Secretary, Sac and Fox Nation (Southern Plains- Alternate)
Richard Aspenwind, Governor, Taos Pueblo (Southwest- Primary)
E. Michael Silvas, Governor, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (Southwest – Alternate)
Delia Carlyle, Council Member, Ak-Chin Indian Community (Phoenix- Primary)

SGAC Meeting Materials (July 2021)

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1. SGAC Agenda – July 2021advisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
2. SGAC Meeting Summary from Feb. 2021advisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
3. 2020 Self-Governance Minimum Data Collection Form (Source: OSG)advisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
4. DOI’s Detailed Plan for Improving Interior’s Implementation of E.O. 13175advisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
5. DTLL – Banned Equipmentadvisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
6a. OSG Presentation – Freemanadvisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
6b. OJS Presentation – O’Nealadvisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
6c. HEARTH – Trust Evaluations Presentationadvisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac
7. Tribal Talking Points for SGAC Meetingadvisory-materials-current advisory-committeessgac

SGAC Correspondence

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2021-SGAC Letter: Program Formula Matrix Workgroup- Updated Report- Phase II Recommendations-pdfadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2021- SGAC Letter: Follow-up from the September 2020 Meetingadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2021- SGAC Letter: Comments on the NTIA Tribal Broadband Grant Programadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2021- DOI Response to SGAC: AVSO Memorandum of Understanding in Self-Governance Funding Agreementsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020: SGAC Letter: Urge Extension of the Tribal Priority Filing Window for the 2.5GHz Band over Tribal Lands and Start of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (auction) by 180 Daysadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Tribal Government Access to GSA Fleet Surplus and Property Transfer Programadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Suggestions for Negotiated Rulemaking for the PROGRESS Actadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Phase I Recommendations on BIA Program Formulasadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Follow-up Items from July 2020 SGAC Meetingadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Contrary DOI Administrative Restrictions Applied to CARES Act Funding for Self-Governance Tribeadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Contrary DOI Administrative Restrictions Applied to CARES Act Fundingadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: CARES Act Tribal Allocation Must Include CSCadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Advance an Office of Justice Services’ Budget Inclusive of Current Changesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: : Tribal Governments Access to GSA Fleet Surplus and Property Transfer Programadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Oppose Including AVSO Memorandum of Understanding in Self-Governance Funding Agreementsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- SGAC Letter: Follow-up Items from the Department of the Interior Self-Governance Advisory Committee (DOI-SGAC) July 14, 2020 Virtual Meetingadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020- DOI Response to SGAC Letter on Reallocation of CARES Act Fundsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020 – SGAC – Negotiated Rulemaking Committee – P.L. 116-180, PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Actadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020 – SGAC – Letter – Re: Extension of the Tribal Priority Filing Window for the 2.5GHz Band over Tribal Lands…advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2020 – SGAC – GSA Response Letteradvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Letter: Support for the IPAAAadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Letter: Establish a DOI STACadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Letter: Equal Treatment for Tribal Governments in GSA Programsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Letter: Enhance Coordination and Communication Within Indian Affairsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Letter: Comments On Community Reinvestment Act Modernizationadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2019- SGAC Comments: Department of the Interior Self-Governance Advisory Committee Comments Regarding Proposed DOT Self-Governance Program Regulationsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: School Violence and Safety Measures for Native Childrenadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Reinstate the Strategic Planning Subcommitteeadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Re-Confirming the SGAC Technical Workgroup Membersadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: OSG Workforce Planning Strategiesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Opposition to BIA Reorganizationadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Land-into-Trust in Alaskaadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Elimination of Data Gathering for Unfunded Obligationsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Cobell Settlement Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nationsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2018- SGAC Letter: Assuring Tribally-Controlled Schools Access to the Interagency Motor Pooladvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2017- SGAC Letter: Indian Country Involvement in DOI Re-Organization – (Implementation of Executive Order 13781)advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2017- SGAC Letter: Comments on the Department of the Interior’s Implementation of Executive Order 13871 “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch”advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2017- SGAC Letter: Comments On Indian Trader Regulationsadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2017- SGAC Comments: DOI’s Implementation of Executive Order 13871 “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch”advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016- SGAC Letter: Contract Support Costs Policyadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016 SGAC/TSGAC Letter: Request for Support for Legislation to Provide Partial Relief to Tribes from the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandateadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac tsgac
2016 – SGAC – Support and Proposed Recommendations – BIA Contract Support Costs Proposed Policyadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016 – SGAC – Contract Support Costs Policyadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Department of Interior’s Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022advisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Implementation of the Indian Trust Asset Reform Actadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2015- SGAC Letter: Report on Budget Needs of Tribal Courts in PL 280 Statesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2015- SGAC Letter: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2015- SGAC Letter: Budget Needs of Tribal Courts in PL 280 Statesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2015- SGAC Letter- Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2015- SGAC Comments: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribesadvisory-correspondence advisory-committeessgac
2012 – Program Formulas Matrix Reportadvisory-correspondence interior advisory-committees federal-agenciessgac

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