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Anna John Resident Centered Care Community Board

Purpose, Duties, Responsibilities 

The purpose of the AJRCCC Board is to serve in an advisory capacity for Anna John Resident Centered Care Community ensuring the operations are within the guidelines and policies of the Oneida Nation and within all regulations, rules, and policies governing the operation of the AJRCCC.  The Board also ensures the AJRCCC maintains a safe and sanitary environment while providing quality care and services to residents of the facility and as ordered by each resident’s attending physician. 

Additionally, AJRCCC is responsible for:

  • Enhancing service between the residents, families, and the AJRCCC Administration.
  • Being involved, visiting and participating in activities with the residents.
  • Ensuring the AJRCCC is equipped and staffed in a manner to provide the best services for residents.
  • Bringing the Board’s concern and/or complaints to the AJRCCC Administration. 

Qualifications

  • Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
  • Reside in Brown or Outagamie County. 
  • Not be employed by the AJRCCC

Members & Term (Updated 8/21/2018)

Candace House, Chair 08/01/18 to 07/31/21
Joshua Hicks, Vice-Chair 08/01/17 to 07/31/20
Kristin Jorgenson, Secretary 08/01/17 to 07/31/20
Shirley Barber 08/01/17 to 07/31/20
Carol Elm 08/01/17 to 07/31/19
Valerie Groleau 08/01/17 to 07/31/19
Patricia Moore 08/01/18 to 07/31/21
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

AJRCCC Board By-Laws 08-13-2014

Other Links

Elder Services Webpage
Elder Services Facebook Page

Meetings

The Board meets every second Wednesday of the month at 5:00pm. 

Meetings are held in the conference room at the AJRCCC located at 2901 S. Overland Road Oneida WI 54155.

Contact

For any requests related to the AJRCCC please contact [email protected].

 

Oneida Community Library Board

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

It is the purpose of the Oneida Community Library Board to monitor and advise programs and service and acquisitions of print and non-print materials provided to library clientele.

It is the policy of the Board to be self-supervised according to these bylaws. The Oneida Nation shall remove itself from the activities of the Board.

Policy Statement of the Oneida Community Library Board: Supporting and endorsing the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights and freedom to read statement, the Board accepts that its purpose is to assist the Oneida General Tribal Council and library staff:

  • To provide quality library and information services to the people of the Oneida community as well as Brown and Outagamie county residents through the continuation of existing tribal, county and interlibrary system agreements.
  • To Encourage and promote the development of library services to meet the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the Oneida Community Library clients.
  • To develop policies which will protect the unique resources held by the Oneida Community Library, specifically those pertaining to the Oneida/Haudenosaunee and other Native American Nations.
  • To promote the use of meeting areas within the Oneida Community Library for socially useful and cultural activities.

Qualifications

  • Any Oneida Citizen who appears on the official roll of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin and is eligible to vote can serve on this body.
  • Any patron of the Oneida Community Library who is on the official patron list of the Oneida Community Library.

Members & Term (Updated 11/26/18)

Dylan Benton, Chair 03/01/16 to 08/14/19
Vacant 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Melinda K. Danforth 03/01/17 to 02/28/20
Bridget John, Vice-Chair 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Xavier Horkman  03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Tehassi Hill BC Liaison
David P. Jordan BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Library Board By-Laws (11-13-2013)

Other Links

Oneida Community Library Page
Oneida Community Library Board Facebook Page
Green Earth Branch Library Facebook Page
Oneida Library Twitter Page
Oneida Community Library Youtube Page

Meetings 

The Board meets at 4:30 pm every second Wednesday of every month.

Meetings are held at the Oneida Community Library, 201 Elm Street, Oneida, WI  54155.

Contact

Please contact Dylan Benton, Chair, at 920-492-0913 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Board.

Environmental Resource Board

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

The purpose of the Environmental Resource Board is the oversight and development of conservation and environmental law and policy for the Oneida Nation. ERB serves as the original hearing body in matters concerning conservation and environmental laws and ordinances promulgated by the Oneida Nation, and monitors environmental problems on the Oneida Reservation.

The ERB shall be responsible for the oversight and development of a conservation and environment law and policy for the Oneida Nation. This shall include, but not be limited to:

  • hunting and fishing, including hunting safety regulations
  • conservation, reforestation, parks and wildlife, and recreation
  • environmental protection and improvement
  • environmental, conservation codes and ordinances
  • community education
  • reviewing and recommending enforcement procedures for all environmental laws and policies
  • review of tribal activities for consistency with tribal environmental law and policy

The ERB shall monitor environmental problems on the Oneida Reservation.

The ERB shall assist in the budgeting process, which shall include, but not be limited to, ERB training and other normal operating expenses of the ERB.  

Qualifications

The ERB shall consist of nine (9) enrolled members of the Oneida Nation who are not employed within the Environmental, Health, and Safety Division, or other areas of the Oneida Nation over which the ERB has direct oversight responsibility and authority.

All ERB members, within one hundred eighty (180) days of the appointment to the ERB , are required to participate in training as follows:

  • Environmental Law-Eight (8) hours, two (2) hours of which shall be Oneida Tribal law and procedures
  • Two (2) hours of professional ethics, including issues of confidentiality
  • Thereafter, all ERB members shall either accumulate a minimum of eight (8) hours annually in the above training or shall review annually the lessons and materials connected with the above training
  • A minimum of three (3) hours training in a formalized process for conducting meetings as determined by the ERB
  • The ERB may, at its discretion, extend the time allowed for completion of any and all required training of a member for good cause shown.  

Members & Term (Updated 9/11/18)

Jameson Wilson, Chair 10/01/18 to 09/30/21
Albert Manders, Vice Chair 10/01/17 to 05/10/20
Marlene “Minnie” Garvey, Secretary 10/01/17 to 09/30/20
Richard Baird 10/01/15 to 06/24/18
Weldon “Ted” Hawk 10/01/16 to 09/30/19
Isaiah Skenandore 10/01/17 to 06/28/20
Thomas Oudenhoven 10/01/18 to 09/30/19
Nicole Steeber 10/01/15 to 05/27/18
Megan White 10/01/18 to 09/30/21 
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Environmental Resources Board By-Laws 07-23-2014

Meetings

The Board meets at 6:00 p.m. the first Thursday of every month.  Meetings are held at the Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4, located at 2759 W. Mason Street Oneida WI 54115.

 Contact 

Please contact Laura Manthe, Director (920) 496-5360 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Environmental Resource Board.

Please click here to be brought to the Oneida Nation’s Code of Laws page where you can view each law and any related rules.

All-Terrain Vehicle Law           Chapter 410
Cemetery Law   Chapter 127
Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Law   Chapter 406
Oneida Tribal Regulation of Domestic Animals Ordinance   Chapter 304
On-Site Waste Disposal Ordinance   Chapter 407
Tribal Environmental Response Law   Chapter 401
Public Use of Tribal Land Law   Chapter 609
Water Resources Ordinance   Chapter 409
Well Abandonment Law   Chapter 404

Oneida Nation Arts Board

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

The purpose of the Oneida Nation Arts Board provide guidance to Oneida Nation Arts Program (ONAP) and to perform the responsibilities granted to the Board under the Dollar for Arts Program policy. Provided that, the guidelines and directions given in this Article are to set forth standards and goals, and may be interpreted in the broadest possible manner to include all manners of art and artistic projects. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with ONAP in determining Director and staff in an advisory capacity on issues related to the arts in Oneida, and
  • Strive to provide guidance and recommendations in the development of the ONAP and arts programs throughout the community, and
  • Work with ONAP in determining and monitoring program outcomes, and
  • Receive reports of the ONAP activities from ONAP staff, and
  • Work with the ONAP Director in evaluating the ONAP, and
  • Approve policies and programs for the overall coordination and administration of the ONAP.

Qualifications

  • A majority of the members shall be enrolled members of the Oneida Nation.
  • Any vacancies which cause non-Tribal members to make up the majority of the Board shall be filled within three (3) months. If such vacancies are not filled within three (3) months, a sufficient number of non-Tribal board members shall be re-designated as alternates until Tribal members again make up a majority of the Board.
  • When non-Tribal board members are to be re-designated as alternates, all such non-Tribal members shall first be invited to volunteer to serve as an alternate. If there are not sufficient volunteers, then the members that have served the shortest time on the Board shall be selected first.  

Members & Term (Updated 9/11/18)

Vacant 03/01/15 to 06/10/18
Vacant 03/01/15 to 07/22/18
Dawn Walschinski, Secretary 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Desirae Hill, Chair 03/01/17 to 02/28/20
Christine Klimmek 03/01/17 to 02/28/20
Mary Vvalther 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Susan Danforth 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Kirby Metoxen BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman-King BC Liaison Alternate
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Oneida Nation Arts Board By-Laws 06-08-2011

 Meetings

The Board meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month.  Meetings are held at the Community Education Center (CEC) located at 2632 S. Packerland Drive Green Bay WI 54313. The Board will not meet in June, July and December as their focus will be on volunteer work during these months.

The meeting on Tuesday, 9/11/2018 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, 9/18/2018.

Contact

Please contact Beth Bashara, Director of Arts Program (920) 490-3830 or by e-mail at [email protected] for requests relating to the Oneida Nation Arts Board.

Oneida Nation Veterans Affairs Committee

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

The purpose of the Oneida Nation Veterans Affairs Committee (ONVAC) is to serve as an advisory body to the Oneida Veterans Service Office in all matters related to Oneida Nation veteran’s rights and benefits and veterans affairs issues, and to protect the honor and integrity of the Oneida Nation and all veterans who served honorably in the United States Armed Forces. It shall be the purpose of the Veterans Affairs Committee to provide advice and constructive input to the Veterans Services Office Director on all Veterans affairs issues in order that the office can formulate veteran services and programs for the Oneida Veterans. ONVAC coordinates veteran events with the assistance of the Veterans Services Office and other organized groups that are representatives of Oneida Veterans and the Oneida Nation.

Qualifications

  • The Veterans Affairs Committee will be made up of members of the Oneida Nation who have served honorably on active duty in the United States Armed Forces.
  • Must be a person, who served on active duty in one of the military branches of the United States Armed Forces and received honorable discharge from active duty service.
  • Must have been on active duty by serving one hundred eighty-one (181) days or more of continuous active duty unless discharged early, with less than one hundred eighty-one (181) days active duty, for a service connected disability.
  • Served as a member of the Selected Reserve and who has completed at least six (6) years in the Reserves or National Guard, or who was discharged early because of a service connected disability.
  • Shall be a citizen in good standing in the Oneida Community. 

Members & Term (Updated 11/26/2018)

Gerald Cornelius, Vice Chair 01/01/16 to 12/31/18
James Martin, Chair 01/01/16 to 02/28/19
Kenneth House 01/01/16 to 02/24/19
Floyd Hill II 01/01/16 to 02/24/19
Arthur Cornelius 01/01/17 to 12/31/20
Carol Silva 01/01/17 to 12/31/20
Benjamin Skenandore 01/01/17 to 12/31/20
Dale Webster 01/01/18 to 12/31/21
John Breuninger, Secretary 01/01/18 to 12/31/21
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Lisa Summers BC Liaison Alternate
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

ONVAC By-Laws 02-13-2013

Meetings

ONVAC meets at 5:00 p.m. every second Tuesday of every month.  Meetings are held at the (Veterans Department) located at 134 Riverdale Drive Oneida WI 54155.

Contact 

Please contact Carol Silva (920) 490-3930 or [email protected] for questions to ONVAC.

Oneida Personnel Commission

More information regarding the Oneida Personnel Commission will be coming soon.

Please read the following BC Resolution regarding the Oneida Personnel Commission:

09-26-18-F Rescission of the Dissolution of the Oneida Personnel Commission and Related Emergency Amendments in Accordance with General Tribal Council’s August 27, 2018 Directive.

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By-Laws

 

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Contact 

Please contact the Boards, Committees and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Oneida Personnel Commission.

Oneida Police Commission

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Appoint, suspend, or remove the Police Chief of the Oneida Police Department.
  • Approve all law enforcement officer appointments made by the Police Chief including the promotion of subordinates.
  • Adopt, modify and repeal rules governing how lists of individuals, conclude to be eligible for appointment to law enforcement officer and promotion, are established.
  • Approve competitive examinations used to judge suitability for appointment or promotion of law enforcement officers.
  • Approve eligibility list of individuals determined to be eligible for appointment as a law enforcement officer or promotion.
  • Suspend law enforcement officers or other appointed personnel of the Police Department pending filing and hearing of charges against them, subject to provisions of Article X.
  • Initiate charges against law enforcement officers or other appointed personnel of the Police Department.
  • Hear charges filed against law enforcement officers or other appointed personnel of the Police Department, whether file by the Commission or the Police Chief, make findings and determinations, and impose penalties, up ad including termination.
  • Hear appeals of disciplinary actions against any law enforcement personnel or non-sworn personnel.
  • Adopt rules governing the Oneida Police Commission’s management of its own activities.
  • Review contracts, and forward to the Oneida Business Committee for approval, concerning cross-deputization, dispatch function and mutual aid pacts which are made between the Oneida Police Department and a non-tribal agency.
  • Approve Standard Operating Procedures of the Oneida Police Department.

Qualifications

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
  • Must be twenty-five (25) years of age or older.
  • Must submit to a complete background investigation. The following would prohibit any person from serving on the Oneida Police Commission:
    1.  A felony conviction in the state of Wisconsin or any conviction of a crime in another state that would be considered a felony conviction if the offense and adjudication occurred in the state of Wisconsin.
    2.  A felony arrest which results in a misdemeanor conviction due to a plea agreement.
    3.  A conviction of any ordinance violation that could bring discredit to the Commission.
    4.  Any Pardon issued by the Oneida Nation or the governor of any State, for an offense specified in section 1-4 (c) (3) (A)-(C) shall not deem a person as “exonerated” for the purpose of membership on the Oneida Police Commission.
  • Must submit to drug testing prior to appointment and on an annual basis.
  • Must not be an employee of the Oneida Police Department.
  • Shall attend applicable training.
  • Must be a person of known good standing in the community.

Members & Term (Updated 9/11/2018)

Sandra Reveles, Chair  08/01/17 to 07/31/22
Lois Strong, Vice Chair 08/01/14 to 05/28/19
Beverly Anderson, Secretary  08/01/14 to 10/18/19
Kory Wesaw 08/01/17 to 10/31/22
Michele Doxtator  08/01/16 to 07/31/21
Lisa Summers BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Oneida Police Commission By-Laws 03-03-2004

Other Links

Oneida Police Department Webpage
Oneida Police Department Facebook Page

Meetings

The Commission meets at 5:00 pm every second Wednesday of every month. If the first meeting falls on a holiday, then an alternative date may be selected by the commission.  Meetings are held at the Ridgeview Plaza in Suite 4, located at 2759 W. Mason Street Oneida WI 54115.

Contact 

Please contact Carol Silva (920) 496-5319 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Commission.

Oneida Pow-Wow Committee

Purpose

The Pow-Wow Committee shall, at a duly called meeting by notion and recorded within the minutes, identify each member, the services he or she shall provide during each Pow-Wow, and the specific dates and times during which the member shall perform such services.

Qualifications

  • Committee shall be made up of nine members with voting powers.
  • Be a member of a federally recognized Indian Tribe.
  • Must have Pow-Wow knowledge, as demonstrated through experience coordinating a Pow-Wow or participating in a Pow-Wow; or have experience coordinating a community event.

Members & Term (Updated 9/11/18)

Floyd Silas Jr., Vice Chair 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Yasiman Metoxen, Secretary 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Vicki Cornelius 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Teresa Schuman 03/01/16 to 02/28/19
Trista Cornelius-Henrickson 03/01/18 to 02/29/20
Vacant 03/01/17 to 02/29/20
Kalene White 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Jeremy King 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Tonya Webster, Chair 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Pow-Wow Committee By-Laws 06-02-2015

Meetings

The Committee meets at 4:45 pm every second Tuesday of every month.  Meetings are held at the Skenandoah Complex-Conference Room C.

Contact

Please contact Tonya Webster, Chair, at (920) 496-5311 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Committee.

Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

The purpose and mission of the Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee (PFSC) is to provide a fair, efficient and formal process for considering pardons and forgiveness.

Additionally, the PFSC is responsible for: 

  • promulgating internal standard operating procedures necessary to govern its proceedings
  • reviewing and processing applications for a pardon or forgiveness in an orderly and expeditious manner
  • reviewing an applicant’s background investigation report received from the Oneida Human Resources Department
  • conducting and presiding over hearings
  • providing formal, written recommendations to the Oneida Business Committee to approve or deny a pardon or forgiveness application
  • taking other actions reasonably related to the purpose of the Committee.

Qualifications

  • Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
  • Preference for community-at-large representatives shall be given to Tribal members with a background in social services, probation/parole, law enforcement, legal services, public policy and similar fields. 

Members & Term (Updated 3/1/18)

Carmelita Escamea, Community At-Large 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Carol Silva, Community At-Large Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Jeanette Ninham, Vice Chair, Community At-Large Elder 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Donna Richmond, Community At-Large Elder Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Eric Boulanger, Chair, Oneida Police Department 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Latsiklanunha Hill, Oneida Police Department Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Ronald King Jr., Oneida Police Department Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Delia Smith, Social Services 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Jodie Skenandore, Social Services Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Jamie (Leonard) Stevens, Social Services Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Brandon Stevens BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee 08-13-2014

Other Links

Pardon and Forgiveness Application
Pardon and Forgiveness Law
2018 Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Schedule
2019 Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Schedule

Meetings

Meetings/Hearings are held at the Norbert Hill Center, located at N7210 Seminary Road Oneida WI 54155 in the Business Committee Conference Room.

Contact 

Please contact Brooke Doxtator, Board, Committee and Commissions Supervisor at (920) 869-4452 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Committee.

Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services Advisory Board

Purpose

It shall be the purpose of the Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services Advisory Board (SEOTS) to provide advice and constructive input to the Southeastern Wisconsin Oneida Tribal Services (SEOTS) Director in order that the SEOTS office can formulate social services programs for the Oneida people residing in Southeastern Wisconsin. Each member of the Board shall act as an ambassador for the SEOTS program by promoting its mission whenever possible; shall review the program’s budget; shall guide and advise SEOTS administration and shall adhere to the appropriate chain of command in any and all relative communications with the Oneida Business Committee.

Qualifications

  • Applicants who wish to be considered for membership shall be enrolled Oneida Nation members who are eighteen (18) years of age or over.
  • Board members shall reside within one of the six (6) Southeastern Wisconsin counties of Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington.

Members & Term (Updated 6/12/18)

Diane Hill 03/01/17 to 02/28/20
Kim Reyes 03/01/18 to 02/28/20
Lloyd Ninham 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Kathryn LaRoque  03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Arthur Elm III 03/01/18 to 02/28/19
Michael Coleman 03/01/18 to 02/28/19
Tracie Sparks 03/01/18 to 02/28/19
Kirby Metoxen BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison Alternate

By-Laws

SEOTS Advisory Board By-Laws 11-25-2009

Other Links

SEOTS Page

Meetings

The SEOTS Advisory Board meets at 6:00 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.  Meetings are held at the SEOTS building, located at 5233 Morgan Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53220.

Contact

Please contact Mark Powless, SEOTS Director, at (414) 329-4104 for requests relating to the Board.

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