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File #: 16-061    Version: 1 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2016 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 4/28/2016 Final action: 5/18/2016
Enactment date: 5/16/2016 Enactment #: R-039-16
Title: A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PAMELA SELLERS AS CHEROKEE NATION ELECTION BOARD COMMISSIONER
Sponsors: Joe Byrd, Rex Jordan, David Walkingstick, Shawn Crittenden
Indexes: Boards and Commissions, Election Commission
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-39-16.PDF

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A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PAMELA SELLERS AS CHEROKEE NATION ELECTION BOARD COMMISSIONER

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government on behalf of the Cherokee people; and

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic and continual government to government relationship with the United States of America; and

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation Election Commission was created and authorized by Legislative Act 7-97 and amended by Legislative Act 39-05 and Legislative Act 06-10 and Legislative Act 04-14; and

WHEREAS, Section 11 of said Act authorizes the Tribal Council to appoint two (2) members to the Commission; and

WHEREAS, Pamela Sellers is nominated by the Council of the Cherokee Nation to fill a vacancy on the Election Commission and to serve in this capacity in accordance with Legislative Act 04-14; and

WHEREAS, Pamela Sellers is duly qualified to fill this vacancy pursuant to the laws of the Cherokee Nation.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CHEROKEE NATION, that Pamela Sellers is hereby confirmed as a Commissioner of the Cherokee Nation Election Commission for a term that expires October 1, 2016 and will serve is this capacity in accordance with Legislative Act 04-14.