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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 8/14/2019)

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
Candace House, Chair 08/01/18 to 07/31/21
Patricia Moore 08/01/18 to 07/31/21
Valerie Groleau 08/01/17 to 07/31/22
Kenny Kriescher 08/01/17 to 07/31/22
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King 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 in the conference room at the AJRCCC located at 2901 S. Overland Rd, Oneida WI 54155.

Contact

Please contact [email protected] or the Boards, Committees and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] 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 10/10/2019)

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
Waehiahoweh Maracle 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Vacant, School Administrator 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
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 Board meets the second (2nd) Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Oneida Community Library, 201 Elm St, Oneida, WI  54155.

Contact

Please contact the Boards, Committees and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] 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 12/3/2019)

Marlene “Minnie” Garvey, Chair 10/01/17 to 09/30/20
Albert Manders, Secretary 10/01/17 to 09/30/20
Isaiah Skenandore, Vice Chair 10/01/17 to 06/28/20
Angela Parks 10/01/19 to 09/30/20
Nicole Steeber 10/01/18 to 09/30/21
Todd Hill 10/01/18 to 09/30/21 
Weldon “Ted” Hawk 10/01/19 to 09/30/22
Gerald W. Jordan 10/01/19 to 09/30/22
Vacant 10/01/19 to 09/30/22
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III 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

The Board meets the first (1st) and third (3rd) Thursday of each month.  Meetings are held at the Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4, located at 3759 W. Mason St, Oneida WI 54155.

  1. The first Thursday of each month may be for the conducting of regular ERB business, and the third Thursday of each month may include community meetings and outreach.

 Contact 

Please contact Laura Manthe, Director (920) 496-5360 or [email protected] 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 10/9/2019

Members & Term (Updated 12/3/2019)

Mary Vvalther 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Susan Danforth 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Xavier Horkman 03/01/18 to 02/28/21
Vacant 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Mercy Metoxen 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Christopher Powless 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Dawn Walschinski 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Kirby Metoxen BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman-King BC Liaison Alternate
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 ONAP as of the date of application for Board membership.

 Meetings

The Board meets the second (2nd) Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Community Education Center (CEC), 2632 S. Packerland Dr, Green Bay WI 54313

Contact

Please contact the Boards, Committees, and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] or Beth Bashara, Arts Program Director at (920) 490-3830 or [email protected] 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 9/12/2019)

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
Gerald Cornelius, Chair 01/01/18 to 12/31/21
Floyd Hill II, Vice Chair 01/01/19 to 12/31/22
George Greendeer 01/01/19 to 12/31/22
Kenneth House 01/01/19 to 12/31/22
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison
Lisa Summers BC Liaison Alternate
Daniel Guzman King 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 Carol Silva (920) 490-3930 or [email protected] 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 11/18/2019)

Daniel Thomas  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2020 
Sandra Skenadore  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2021
Renee Zakhar  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2022
Carole Liggins  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2023
Carol Smith  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2024
BC Liaison Tehassi Hill
BC Liaison Alternate Kirby Metoxen

Pro Tem Members

Vacant  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2021 
Vacant  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2022
Vacant  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2023
Vacant  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2024
Matthew W. Denny  4/1/2019 to 3/31/2025

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 Commission meets the third (3rd) Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4, located at 2759 W. Mason St, Oneida WI 54155.

Contact 

Please contact the Boards, Committees and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] 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. The Police Commission was established to provide oversight regarding the activities and actions of the law enforcement operations to provide the greatest possible professional services to the Oneida community and to allow for community input regarding those law enforcement services through its representatives on the Police Commission. The Police Commission is an oversight body and does not involve decision making processes on day-to-day activities of those law enforcement services.

The Police Commission has all delegated authority established through the laws, policies, rules and resolutions of the Nation, including but not limited to, the Oneida Nation Law Enforcement Ordinance.

By-Laws

Oneida Police Commission Bylaws 9/25/2019

Members & Term (Updated 10/9/2019)

Michele Doxtator  08/01/16 to 07/31/21
Kory Wesaw 08/01/17 to 10/31/22
Sandra Reveles, Chair  08/01/17 to 07/31/22
Lois Strong 08/01/18 to 07/31/23
Kim Nishimoto 08/01/19 to 07/31/24
Lisa Summers BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

All Police Commission members:

  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:
    (A) 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.
    (B) A felony arrest which results in a misdemeanor conviction due to a plea arrangement.
    (C) A conviction of any ordinance violation that could bring discredit to the Police Commission, including, but not limited to:
          (i) Domestic Abuse; or
          (ii) Child Abuse.
    (D) 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

Oneida Police Department Webpage
Oneida Police Department Facebook Page

Meetings

The Commission meets the fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month. If the meeting falls on a holiday, then an alternative date may be selected by the commission. Meetings are held at Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4, located at 2759 W. Mason St, Oneida WI 54155.

Contact 

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

 

Oneida Pow-Wow Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Committee is to coordinate and manage annual Powwows 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

Oneida Pow-Wow Committee Bylaws 9/25/2019

Members & Term (Updated 10/10/19)

Brian Moreno 03/01/17 to 02/29/20
Trista Cornelius-Henrickson, Secretary 03/01/17 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
Vacant 03/01/19 to 2/28/22
Alva Fiddler 03/01/19 to 2/28/22
Vacant 03/01/19 to 2/28/22
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications for Membership

Committee members shall meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an enrolled member or a 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:
    (A) Fraud;
    (B) Theft; and/or
    (C) Violent or sexual misconduct; and
          (i) Any pardon issued by the Nation or the governor of 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.

Meetings

The Committee meets the second (2nd) Tuesday of each month at 4:45 p.m.  Meetings are held at the Skenandoah Complex, Conference Room C, 909 Packerland Dr, Green Bay, WI 54303.

Contact

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

Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee

Purpose, Duties, and Responsibilities

Purpose. The purpose of the PFSC is to provide a fair, efficient and formal process for considering pardons and 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

Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee Bylaws 10/9/2019

Members & Term (Updated 7/17/19)

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
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
Jamie (Leonard) Stevens, Social Services Alternate 09/01/17 to 08/31/20
Brandon Stevens BC Liaison
Jennifer Webster BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications

  1. The PFSC member and alternate representative from the Oneida Police Department shall:
    (A) Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation; and
    (B) Have a written recommendation from the Chief of Police for appointment to the PFSC.
  2. The PFSC member and alternate representative from the Oneida Social Services Division shall:
    (A) Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation; and
    (B) Have a written recommendation from the Division Director for the Governmental Services Division for             appointment to the PFSC.
  3. The PFSC member and alternate representatives from the community-at-large shall:
    (A) Be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation;
    (B) Reside in Brown or Outagamie County;
    (C) 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
    (D) Pass a background check.

Other Links

Pardon and Forgiveness Application
Pardon and Forgiveness Law

Meetings/Hearing

The Committee meets the third (3rd) Monday of February, May, August, and November at 10:00 a.m. Meetings are held at the Norbert Hill Center, 2nd Floor, BC Small Conference Room, N7210 Seminary Rd, Oneida WI 54155.

2020 Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Schedule
2019 Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Schedule
Pardon and Forgiveness Hearing Notice

Contact 

Please contact Boards, Committees and Commissions Staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected] for requests relating to the Pardon and Forgiveness Screening Committee.

Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services Advisory Board

Purpose

The Board was established for purposes of providing 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 and 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

SEOTS Bylaws 10/9/2019

Members & Term (Updated 7/17/19)

Diane Hill 03/01/17 to 02/28/20
Kathleen “Kitty” Hill 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 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Michael Coleman 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Tracie Sparks 03/01/19 to 02/28/22
Kirby Metoxen BC Liaison
Daniel Guzman King BC Liaison
Ernest Stevens III BC Liaison Alternate

Qualifications

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

Other Links

SEOTS Page
SEOTS Facebook Page

Meetings

The Board meets the second (2nd) Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the SEOTS building, 5233 Morgan Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53220.

Contact

Please contact the Boards, Committees, and Commissions staff at (920) 869-4364 or [email protected]  Mark Powless, SEOTS Director, at (414) 329-4104 for requests relating to the SEOTS Board.

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