Jay Spaan, Executive Director

Cherokee Nation




Travis Jansen, Deputy Director

Rosebud Sioux Tribe



Tami Snow, Events Coordinator

Choctaw Nation


Tami has a background in public relations, leadership and social sciences. She is an Oklahoma State University alumna and is currently working on a Bachelors of Arts from East Central University with a degree in Psychology & Counseling. Tami previously served as an advocate for elders within the Choctaw Nation and has worked in public service her entire adult life. Contact Tami to obtain information on SGCETC events, including sponsorship opportunities.


Amanda Johnson, Executive Assistant

Choctaw Nation



Self-Governance Communication & Education Office
PO Box 1734
McAlester, OK 74502
Phone: (918) 302-0252 – Fax (918) 423-7639

Welcome to our new site!

We are still uploading information and refining/adding pages, but you are welcome to start exploring the Phase I release of the new tribalselfgov.org site. A number of  new features are available, including: a Self-Governance document library, new advisory committee pages, a Self-Governance map project, a timeline of key milestones in the history of Self-Governance and more.

Thank you!