“LET’S LOOK CLOSER” Tonya Tipton is a Shawnee citizen and has been serving as the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) in a full-time capacity for the past two years. Tonya joined the tribe’s staff as Enrollment Officer in 2016, but she also helped coordinate the tribe’s responses to the numerous requests for consultation that pour […]
NOTICE OF FILING REQUIREMENTS
In accordance with the Constitution of the Shawnee Tribe, and Title 6 of the Shawnee Tribe Elections Act, the Election Committee of the Shawnee Tribe announces an election shall be held on September 18, 2021 for the following elective offices: Fifth Councilman and Sixth Councilman to the Shawnee Tribe Business Council. Those positions are currently held by Monte Coombes and Roberta Coombes respectfully.
Filing opens: Monday, June 7, 2021
Filing closes: Friday, June 18, 2021
Manner of filing:
Written or typed statement indicating intent to run, signed by candidate; include title of office in which you are filing for; Shawnee Tribal Roll number; candidates name, address, and phone number.
As per the Shawnee Tribe Constitution and Tribal Election Act.
Council Seat: $15.00
*Due to COVID-19, our offices have limited access to visitors. Tribal staff will receive filings by mail or by appointment for hand-delivered filings. Please phone the office to make arrangements for hand-delivered filings. The filing fee must be included with the candidate statement; personal checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders will be accepted. All filings must be postmarked by June 18, 2021.
Mail all Candidate Filings to:
C/O Election Committee
P.O. Box 189
Miami, OK 74355
918-542-2441 or 918-325-6341