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    IHS Tribal Consultation on Proposed Realignment of IHS Headquarters

    IHS Principal Deputy Director, Mary Smith, sent a Dear Tribal Leader Letter on October 5, 2016 to announce a proposed realignment for IHS Headquarters and share changes to improve Headquarters oversight.
    Comments on the proposed realignment must be submitted to consultation@ihs.gov due on Wednesday, November 5, 2016.
    TSGAC, the National Indian Health Board, the Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee, the National Council of Urban Indian Health and the United South and Eastern Tribes Sovereignty Protection Fund sent a letter to request an extension of the comment period.  Tribes should consider submitting a similar request prior to the November 5th deadline.
    Click here to read the letter and use the links below for additional resources.