Entries by Jon Anderson

Gambling Commission and the Suquamish Tribe reach tentative agreement on a sports wagering compact amendment

(The following was released on May 3, 2021 by the Washington State Gambling Commission.) OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Gambling Commission has reached a tentative agreement with the Suquamish Tribe to amend its Class III gaming compact to add sports wagering. The Tribe operates its Class III gaming facility located on the Kitsap Peninsula […]

Suquamish Tribe seeks new Finance Director

The Suquamish Tribal Council and Executive Management are seeking highly qualified applicants for our full-time Finance Director position to oversee the financial management of the Suquamish Tribal Government. The Finance Director Responsibilities: Works closely with the Suquamish Tribal Council, and Executive Director to develop strategies for short and long-term financial planning, and the development of […]

Suquamish Tribe Elects Leaders to Tribal Council

The Suquamish Tribe voted on March 21 to fill five Tribal Council positions up for election this year at the Tribe’s annual General Council gathering. The Council members re-elected are: Chairman: Leonard Forsman Position 1 Rich Purser Position 2 Sammy Mabe Position 3 Luther (Jay) Mills Jr. The new member on the Council is Windy […]

POLL: 2021 General Council

Dear Tribal members, This poll is to guide Tribal leaders in preparing for a successful General Council meeting. This is not a substitute for voting. The results of question 1 will be used to guide Tribal attorneys in drafting a resolution for a General Council vote. Other questions are to guide preparations.