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Anna John Resident Centered Care Community Board

Purpose

The Board was established to serve in an advisory capacity for the Anna John Resident Centered Care Community (“AJRCCC”).

By-Laws

Anna John Resident Centered Care Community Board Bylaws 9/25/2019

Members & Term (Updated 06/08/2022)

Beverly Anderson, Vice-Chair 08/01/2019 to 07/31/2023
Kristin Jorgenson-Dann 08/01/2019 to 07/31/2023
Patricia Moore 08/01/2020 to 07/31/2024
Jeanette Ninham, Chair 08/01/2020 to 07/31/2024
Brenda VandenLangenberg 08/01/2021 to 07/31/2025
Lorna Skenandore 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2026
Valerie Groleau 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2026
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison Alternate
Marie Cornelius BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

Board members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
  3. Reside within Brown or Outagamie County; and
  4. Not be employed by the AJRCCC.

Other Links

Elder Services Webpage
Elder Services Facebook Page

Meetings

The Board meets the second (2nd) Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Meetings are held virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Contact

Please contact AJRCCC_Board@oneidanation.org or Shannon Davis at (920) 869-4324 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Anna John Resident Centered Care Community Board.

Oneida Community Library Board

Purpose

The purpose of the Board is to administer and oversee the administration of the Oneida Community Library in accordance with the laws of the Nation, Chapter 43 of the Wisconsin Statutes, and any policies adopted pursuant thereto.

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:

  1. 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 inter-library system agreements.
  2. To encourage and promote the development of library services to meet the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the Oneida Community Library clients.
  3. 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.
  4. To promote the use of meeting areas within the Oneida Community Library for socially useful and cultural activities.

By-Laws

Oneida Community Library Board Bylaws 9/25/2019

Members & Term (Updated 04/18/2022)

Bridget John 04/01/2020 to 03/31/2023 
Michelle Sawyer 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Vacant 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Vacant 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Vacant, School Administrator 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Tehassi Hill BC Liaison
David P. Jordan BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

The Board shall consist of five (5) members, one of whom shall be a school district administrator or administrator’s
representative.

Board members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Must be a resident of either Brown or Outagamie County;
  3. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; and
  4. Must not be a contractor or employee of any Oneida Nation Library branch.

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 Oneida Community Library Board is not meeting at this time due to lack of quorum.

Contact

Please contact Shannon Davis at (920) 869-4324 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Oneida Community Library Board.

Oneida Environmental Resource Board

Purpose

Through its establishment, the ERB was delegated authority to supervise and regulate the Nation’s conservation resources and the environment of the Oneida Reservation.

  1. The ERB shall be responsible for the oversight, compliance, and/or development of conservation and environmental laws, practices and/or policies for the Oneida Nation that relate to including, but not be limited to:
    (1) hunting and fishing;
    (2) conservation, reforestation, parks/wildlife, and recreation;
    (3) environmental protection and improvement;
    (5) community education; and
    (6) enforcement.
  2. The ERB shall monitor environmental problems on the Oneida Reservation.
  3. The ERB shall carry out all other powers and/or duties delegated through the laws, policies, rules and resolutions of the Nation, including, but not limited to, the Hunting, Fishing and Trapping law; the Water Resources law; the All-Terrain Vehicle law; the Well Abandonment law; the Public Use of Tribal Land law; and the Domestic Animals law.

By-Laws

Environmental Resource Board Bylaws 10/23/2019

Members & Term (Updated 03/01/2022)

Vacant 10/01/2019 to 09/30/2022
Vacant 10/01/2019 to 09/30/2022
Vacant 10/01/2019 to 09/30/2022
Vacant 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2023
Vacant 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2023
Vacant 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2023
Vacant 10/01/2021 to 09/30/2024
Vacant 10/01/2021 to 09/30/2024
Vacant 10/01/2021 to 09/30/2024
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications

Members of the ERB shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be an enrolled member of the Nation;
  2. Be a resident of Brown or Outagamie County;
  3. Be 18 years of age or older;
  4. Unless pardoned under the Nation’s Pardon and Forgiveness law, not have a felony on his or her record;
  5. Applicants that possess a degree in either environmental sciences or environmental law/policy; have sportsmen’s experience and/or have a back-ground in Oneida culture shall be given preference; and
  6. Not be employed by the Oneida Environmental, Health, Safety, and Land Division.

Meetings

At this time the Oneida Environmental Resource Board is not meeting due to lack of quorum.

 Contact 

Please contact Brooke Doxtator, BCC Supervisor (920) 869-4452 or Boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Oneida Environmental Resource Board.

Laws

Please click here to be brought to the Oneida Nation’s Code of Laws page to 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

Purpose. The Board was established to assist in the promotion of a community that embraces art as a pathway to sovereignty, where traditional and contemporary arts are woven into the fabric of everyday life and embolden a sense of belonging. The Board was further established to provide advisory guidance and support to the Oneida Nation Arts Program (“ONAP”), and to oversee the Dollars for Arts Project (“DAP”) in accordance with the DAP Law.

By-Laws

Oneida Nation Arts Board Bylaws 2022 01 26

Members & Term (Updated 05/11/2022)

Kelli Strickland, Chair 04/01/2020 to 03/31/2023
Kent Hutchison, Vice Chair 04/01/2020 to 03/31/2023
Cody Cottrell 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Harmony Hill 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Mary Lopez 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Stacie Cutbank 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Christine Klimmek 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Kirby Metoxen BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications

  1. A majority shall be enrolled members of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
  3. Have an interest and/or experience in the arts, marketing, business, government or nonprofit management; and
  4. Shall not be an employee of the Oneida Nation Arts Program as of the date of application for Board membership.

 Meetings

The Board meets quarterly on the second (2nd) Tuesday in September, December, March and June at 5:00 p.m. Meetings are held via Microsoft Teams until further notice.

Contact

Please contact the Shannon Davis at (920) 869-4324 or boards@oneidanation.org or Sherrole Benton, Media Arts Coordinator at (920) 490-3830 or sbenton@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Board.

Oneida Nation Veterans Affairs Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Veterans Affairs Committee is to serve as an advisory body to the Oneida Veterans Service Office (“Office”) in all matters relating to Oneida Nation Veterans’ 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 Uniformed Services. Among other services, the Veterans Affairs Committee is to provide advice and constructive input to the Oneida Veterans Service Office Director on all veterans’ affairs issues so that the
Office can formulate veterans’ services and programs; and to coordinate veterans’ events with the Office and veterans’ organizations that are representatives of Oneida Veterans and the Oneida Nation.

The powers of the Veterans Affairs Committee are advisory, with duties that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Supporting the Oneida Veterans Service Office and the Oneida Nation.
  2. Being responsible to the Oneida Business Committee, all Oneida Nation Veterans and their families, and the Oneida Community.
  3. Supporting the Office in the provision and coordination of all veterans services to the Oneida Community and as requested by local, state, federal, other tribal activities and/or events and veterans associations, such as the Color/Honor Guard, funerals, parades, school visits and presentations.
  4. The ONVAC is the official Color Guard of the Oneida Nation. The ONVAC may appoint other endorsed or approved veterans or veteran groups in order to fulfill any Oneida Nation requests. This duty may be delegated to the Oneida Veterans Service Officer who also has direct contact with Oneida Veterans and the active veterans’ organization.
    (A) Designate Representatives. The ONVAC and the Oneida Veterans Service Office Director shall verify the authenticity of groups or individuals who wish to represent Oneida
    Nation Veterans.
  5. The ONVAC shall be the screening body for individual veterans or veteran groups who are requesting funds from the Oneida Nation for various reasons such as: (1) to alleviate a financial hardship; (2) to provide a veterans service or event, such as the Veterans Pow-Wow, a seminar, training or a conference; and
    (3) to attend a veterans related project, event, training, seminar, and/or some other activity, such as a military reunion.
  6. Responding to and acting upon any other delegated authority established through the laws, policies, rules and resolutions of the Oneida Nation.

By-Laws

ONVAC Bylaws 9/25/2019

Members & Term (Updated 4/18/2022)

Floyd Hill II, Vice Chair 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2022
Deke Suri 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2022
Kenneth House 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2022
Arthur Cornelius 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023
Benjamin Skenandore 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023
Connor Kestell 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023
Dale Webster 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2025
Gerald Cornelius, Chair 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2025
John Breuninger, Secretary 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2025
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Cristina Danforth BC Liaison Alternate
Marie Cornelius BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications

  1. Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
  2. Be a resident of Brown or Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
  3. Have served on and Honorably Discharged (Form DD-214 Required) from Active Duty in the United States Uniformed Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Public Health Service or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
    (A) Active Duty is defined as having served one hundred and eighty-one (181) days or more of continuous active duty unless discharged early, with less than one hundred and eighty-one (181) days of active duty, because of a service connected disability.
  4. Have served as a member of the Selected Reserve and completed at least six (6) years in the Reserves or the National Guard or was discharged early because of a service-connected disability.
  5. Be a citizen in good standing in the Oneida Community.

Meetings

The Committee meets the second  (2nd) Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.  Meetings are held at the Veterans Department, 134 Riverdale Dr., Oneida, WI 54155.

Contact 

Please contact Bonnie Pigman at (920) 869-4372 or Boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to ONVAC.

Oneida Personnel Commission

Purpose

The OPC was created by the General Tribal Council to represent the Oneida community-at-large in the selection of the Nation’s employees and to shield those employees from inconsistent and unfair treatment.

By-Laws

Oneida Personnel Commission Bylaws 10/23/2019

Members & Term (Updated 04/18/2022)

Vacant  04/01/2019 to 03/31/2023
Vacant  04/01/2019 to 03/31/2024
Twylite Moore 04/01/2020 to 03/31/2025
Vacant 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2026
Vacant 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2027
BC Liaison Tehassi Hill
BC Liaison Alternate Lisa Liggins

Pro Tem Members

Vacant  04/01/2019 to 03/31/2023
Vacant  04/01/2019 to 03/31/2024
Vacant  04/01/2019 to 03/31/2025
Vacant 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2026
Vacant 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2027

Qualifications

  1. Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age;
  3. Shall not be an employee of the Nation;
  4. Be free of any and all direct conflicts of interest or appearances of conflict as defined under various laws and policies of the Nation, including but not limited to, the oath of office, the Oneida Rules of Civil Procedure, the Oneida Personnel Policies and Procedures and other laws/policies regarding employment, the Code of Ethics, and the Boards, Committees and Commissions law; and
  5. Have a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience along with hiring experience, an Associate Degree, or equivalent experience or education.

Meetings 

The Oneida Personnel Commission is not meeting at this time due to lack of quorum.

Contact 

Please contact Bonnie Pigman at (920) 869-4372 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Oneida Personnel Commission meetings.

Oneida Police Commission

Purpose

The purpose of the Police Commission is to regulate the conduct of the Oneida Nation law enforcement personnel according to the  highest professional standards.

By-Laws

2019 09 25 – Adopted Oneida Police Commission Bylaws

Members & Term (Updated 06/08/2022)

Beverly Anderson, Vice-Chair 08/01/2021 to 07/31/2026
Richard VanBoxtel, Chair 08/01/2018 to 07/31/2023
Dan Skenandore 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2027
Vacant 08/01/2021 to 07/31/2024
Vacant 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2025
Brandon Yellowbird-Stevens BC Liaison
Tehassi Hill BC Alternate Liaison
Daniel Guzman-King BC Alternate Liaison

Qualifications for Membership

Board members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
  2. Must be twenty-five (25) years of age or older.
  3. Must submit to a complete background investigation. The following would disqualify 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 arrangement.
    3. A conviction of any ordinance violation that could bring discredit to the Police Commission, including, but not limited to:
      1. Domestic Abuse; or
      2. Child Abuse.
    4. Any pardon issued by the Nation or the governor of any state for an offense specified above shall not deem a person as “exonerated” for the purposes of membership on the Police Commission.
  4. Must submit to drug testing prior to appointment and on an annual basis.
  5. Must not be an employee of the Oneida Police Department or have been terminated from the Oneida Police Department.
  6. Must be a person of known good standing in the community.

Other Links

Chapter 301 Oneida Nation Law Enforcement Ordinance 02-25-15-C

Meetings

The Commission meets on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm. Meetings are held virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Contact

Please contact Brooke Doxtator at (920) 869-4452 or via email at boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Oneida Police Commission.

Oneida Pow Wow Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Committee is to coordinate and mange annual Pow-wows in order to encourage people to enjoy and participate in social activities, such as dancing, singing, visiting, the renewing of old friendships and the making of new ones, through the authority delegated to the Committee by the laws of the Nation.

By-Laws

2019 09 25 – Adopted Oneida Pow-Wow Committee Bylaws

Members & Term (Updated 04/18/2022)

Trista Hendrickson-Cornelius, Secretary 03/01/2017 to 02/28/2020
Alva Fiddler 03/01/2019 to 02/28/2022
Jeremy King 03/01/2018 to 02/28/2021
Brian Moreno 03/01/2017 to 02/28/2020
Tonya Webster, Chair 03/01/2018 to 02/28/2021
Kalene White, Vice-Chair 03/01/2018 to 02/28/2021
Marie Cornelius BC Liaison
Cristina Danforth BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

The Board shall consist of  no more than nine (9) members and no less than five (5) members.

Board members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an enrolled member or descendant of an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older;
  3. Must never have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to any of the following:
    1. Fraud;
    2. Theft; and/or
    3. Violent or sexual misconduct; and
      1. Any pardon issued by the Nation or the governor of the any state for a conviction specified above shall not deem a person as “exonerated” for purposes of qualifying for membership on the Committee.
  4. Must be able to dedicate weekends and nights to Committee related obligations/activities. 
  5. Within the pool of candidates that meet the requirements of subsections (1) through (4), the Oneida Business Committee shall give preference to those that have experience coordinating a Pow-wow event or coordinating some other large community event.

Other Links

 

Meetings 

The Oneida Pow Wow Committee meetings are held on the second (2nd) Tuesday of every month at 4:45 pm in Conference Room C of the Skenandoah Complex.

Contact

Please contact Brooke Doxtator at (920) 869-4452 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Oneida Pow-Wow Committee.

Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the PFSC is to provide a fair, efficient and formal process for considering requests for a pardon or forgiveness by:

  1. Promulgating internal standard operating procedures necessary to govern its proceedings;
  2. Reviewing and processing applications for a pardon or forgiveness in an orderly and expeditious manner;
  3. Reviewing an applicant’s background investigation report received from the Oneida Human Resources Department;
  4. Conducting and presiding over hearings to obtain a pardon or forgiveness from the Nation;
  5. Providing formal, written recommendations to the Oneida Business Committee to approve or deny a pardon or forgiveness application;
  6. Taking other actions reasonably related to the purpose of the PFSC; and
  7. Carrying out all other powers and duties delegated by the laws of the Nation, including, but not limited to, the Pardon and Forgiveness law.

By-Laws

2021 04 28 – Adopted Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee Bylaws with Amendments

Members & Term (Updated 04/18/2022)

Eric Boulanger (OPD), Chair 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023 
Julie King (Social Services Alternate) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Ronald King Jr. (OPD Alternate) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Elijah Metoxen (Social Services), Vice-Chair 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Sandra Skenadore (Community-at-Large Age 55+) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Vacant (Community-at-Large Age 25+) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Vacant (Community-at-Large Age 25+, Alternate) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Vacant (Community-at-Large Age 55+, Alternate) 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2023
Brandon Stevens BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

Pardon Forgiveness Screening Committee Community-at-Large members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. The PFSC member/alternate representatives from the community-at-large shall:
    1. Be enrolled members of the Oneida Nation;
    2. Reside in Brown or Outagamie County;
    3. For one (1) member and one (1) alternate, be at least twenty-five (25) years of age, and for the other one (1) member and one (1) alternate, be an elder of fifty-five (55) years of age or older; and 
    4. Pass a background check.

Other Links

https://oneida-nsn.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Chapter-126-Pardon-and-Forgiveness-BC-01-22-14-B-Updated-Footnote.pdf

https://oneida-nsn.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-04-23-Pardon-and-Forgiveness-Application-Fillable.pdf

Meetings 

Regular meetings of the PFSC shall occur on a quarterly basis in February, May, August and  November at 10:00 am at the Norbert Hill Center. Please see contact information below for dates and meeting information. 

2023 Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Schedule

Contact

Please contact Bonnie Pigman at (920) 869-4372 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee.

Southeastern WI Oneida Tribal Services Advisory Board

Purpose

The purpose of the Board is to provide advice and constructive input to the Southeastern Wisconsin Oneida Tribal Services (SEOTS) Director working in partnership to formulate social services programs for the Oneida people residing in Southeastern Wisconsin by, including, but not limited to:

  1. Acting as an ambassador for the SEOTS program by promoting its mission whenever possible;
  2. Reviewing the SEOTS program’s budget;
  3. Guiding and advising the SEOTS administration;
  4. Adhering to the appropriate chain of command in any all relative communications with the Oneida Business Committee; and 
  5. Carrying out all other powers and/or duties delegated to SEOTS by the laws and/or policies of the Nation.

By-Laws

2020 02 12 – Adopted SEOTS Bylaws

Members & Term (Updated 04/18/2022)

Debra Fabian 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Diane Hill, Chair 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Kathleen Hill 04/01/2021 to 03/31/2024
Michael Coleman, Vice-Chair 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Judy Dordel 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Lloyd Ninham, Secretary 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Natysha Reed 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Cristina Danforth BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate
Daniel Guzman BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

Board members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
  2. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; and
  3. Reside within one (1) of the following six (6) Southeastern Wisconsin Counties: Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington.

Other Links

 

Meetings 

The Board’s regular meetings are held the second (2nd) Monday of each month beginning at 6:00 pm and are held virtually in MS Teams.

Contact

Please contact Bonnie Pigman at (920) 869-4372 or boards@oneidanation.org for requests relating to the SEOTS Board.

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