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First name: Mike photo
Last name: Shambaugh
E-mail: mike-shambaugh@cherokee.org
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332 S. Hampton Drive
Jay, OK 74346
Council Cell 918-353-2005

Mike Shambaugh is serving his second term as District 9 Tribal Councilor. He was elected Speaker of the Council in 2021, a position in which he continues to serve. He is Chairman of the Council’s Rules Committee.

Mike has been married to his wife Robin for 27 years and they have two sons, Cayle and Kyle.

Mike was in law enforcement for 34 years and retired in 2021 as Police Chief of Jay, an elected position he has held for the past 19 years.

He is a graduate of Jay High School and attended Oral Roberts University on a baseball scholarship. He was drafted by the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles.

Mike has been an active public servant and is a past board member of the Boys and Girls club, a participant in the Big Brother Program as well as the Mentor Program for Jay Public Schools. He is a current board member of the United Way for Delaware County and is a current monthly speaker for the Victims Impact Panel. He has also served as a volunteer coach for youth baseball, football and basketball and served as a lay coach for Jay's High School baseball team.

He feels Health Care, Education, Elder Care and preservation of our Cherokee Culture are priorities.

Mike states he feels honored to have the opportunity to serve the Cherokee citizens of District 9 as well as the Cherokee Nation.