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Otoe-Missouria Tribal Administration

The Otoe-Missouria Tribal Adminstration offices are located on tribal campus in the Enterprise Building. For more information about various programs and departments click on the links to the left.

The Executive Director is the direct liaison to the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Council and the Tribal Administration. The Executive Director and Executive Office provides direct administrative support in developing and establishing goals and objectives of the Tribal Council; provides supervision of all Tribal operations, ensures that Tribal Council legislation, Tribal Policies and Procedures are enacted; maintains strict compliance of grant and contract regulations in the administration of the Federal, State, Tribal grants and contracts; serves as the main point of contact for various funding agencies and other governmental offices. The Executive Office also maintains records for the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Administration.

The Executive Director and Executive Administrative Staff is highly qualified and experienced to work with all of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe’s programs to provide a high degree of quality service to the Tribal Council and Tribal membership.

Executive Administrative Offices personnel:

Executive Director – Michael N. Gawhega

Executive Assistant – Antoinette Hopper

Grants Compliance Officer – David EchoHawk

Finance Director – Kari James

Planning Director – Jackie Jackson

Grant Writer – Ted Moore Jr.

Human Resources Director – Ashley Smith

Information Officer – Heather Payne

Administrative Assistant – Kim DeRoin

Mail Clerk – Jeanetta Butler

Receptionist – Kay Walkingsky