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State Indian Commissions List

GIIC Directors List 2010 Revised 5/11/2011

 

State Contact Information
ALABAMA ALABAMA INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION
771 South Lawrence Street, Ste 106
Montgomery, AL 36104
Executive Director: Eloise Josey
GIIC Vice President 2009-2010
Phone: (334) 242-2831
Fax: (334) 240-3408
Email: eloisejosey@att.net
 
ARIZONA ARIZONA COMMISSION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
1700 West Washington, Suite 156
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Executive Director: Kristine Thomas
Phone: (602) 542-4421
Fax: (602) 542-3712
Email: iainfo@az.gov
 
CALIFORNIA CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION
915 Capitol Mall, Room 364
Sacramento, CA 95814
Executive Secretary: Larry Myers
Phone: (916) 653-4082
Fax: (916) 657-5390
Email: nach@pacbell.net
 
COLORADO COLORADO COMMISSION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
State Capitol Building
200 E. Colfax, Room 130
Denver, CO 80203
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Phone: (303) 866-5470
Fax: (303) 866-5469
Email: ltgovernor.garcia@state.co.us
 
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIROMENTAL PROTECTION
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Indian Affairs Coordinator: Ed Sarabia
Phone: (860) 424-3066
Fax: (860) 424-4058
Email: edward.sarabia@ct.gov
 
DELAWARE NANTICOKE INDIAN ASSOCIATION
27073 John J. Williams Highway
Millsboro, DE 19966
Director: James Norwood
Phone: (302) 945-3400
Fax:
Email: nanticok@verizon.net
 
FLORIDA FL GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON INDIAN
AFFAIRS, INC.
1341 Cross Creek Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Executive Director: Joe A. Quetone
Phone: (850) 488-0730 or (800) 322-9186
Fax: (850) 488-5875
Email: quetonej@fgcia.com
 
GEORGIA COUNCIL ON AMERICAN INDIAN CONCERNS
Georgia Dept of Natural Resources
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 1352
Atlanta, GA 30334
Chairman: Nealie McCormick
Phone: (770) 389-7414
Fax:
Email: lindam@mail.dnr.state.ga.us
WEB: www.state.ga.us/indcouncil
 
HAWAII OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapiolani Boulevard
Suite 1250
Honolulu, HI 96813
Trustee: Rowena Akana
Phone: (808) 594-1860 or (808) 594-0204
Fax: (808) 594-0209
Email: rowenaa@oha.org
 
IDAHO IDAHO COUNCIL ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0040
Director: Leslie Ruth Goddard
Phone: (208) 334-2475
Fax: (208) 334-2125
WEB: www.legislature.idaho.gov/sessioninfo/ indaffbylaws.htm
 
INDIANA INDIANA NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION
Room W252, 402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Executive Director: Aleeah Livengood
Phone: (317) 234-4887
Fax: (317) 232-7487
Email: alivengood@inaiac.in.gov
 
ILLINOIS MIDWEST SOARRING
PO Box 275
Lyon, IL 60534
Joseph “Standing Bear” Schranz
Phone: (708) 257-4300
Email: standingbear@midwestsoaring.org
 
IOWA DIVISION OF NATIVE AMERICAN AFFAIRS
Department of Human Rights
Division of Native American Affairs
321 E. 12th
Lucas State Office Building-Second Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
Project Coordinator: Molly Pim
Phone: (515) 281-0898
Email: Molly.Pim@iowa.gov 
 
KANSAS KANSAS OFFICE OF NATIVE AMERICAN AFFAIRS
Governor’s Office
2nd Floor, Capitol Building
Topeka, KS 66612
Executive Director: Sally Howard
Phone: (785) 368-8767
Fax: (785) 296-8146
Email: sally.howard@ks.gov
 
KENTUCKY KENTUCKY NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION
300 Washington Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Executive Director: Reginald Meeks
Phone: (502) 564-7005
Fax: (502) 564-5820
Email: reginald.meeks@Louisville.edu
 
LOUISIANA LOUISIANA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
150 North 3rd Street, Ste 713
PO Box 94004 (70804-9095)
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Executive Director: Mark Ford
Phone: (225) 219-8715
Fax: (225) 342-1609
Email: mark.ford@la.gov
 
MAINE MAINE INDIAN TRIBAL STATE COMMISSION
PO Box 241
Stillwater, ME 04489
Executive Director: John Dieffenbacher-Krall
Phone: (207) 394-2045
Fax:
Email: mitsced@roadrunner.com
WEB: www.mitsc.org
 
MARYLAND MARYLAND COMMISSION ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Executive Director: Keith Colston
Phone: (410) 767-7631
Fax: (410) 333-3980
Email: kcolston@dhr.state.md.us
 
MASSACHUSTTS MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
Executive Director: John A. Peters, Jr.
Phone: (617) 573-1291
Fax: (617) 573-1120
Email: john.peters@state.ma.us
 
MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
110 W. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Lansing, MI 48913
Commissioner: Matthew Wesaw
Phone: (517) 335-3164
Fax:
Email: matthew.wesaw@pokagonband-nsn.gov
WEB: www.michigan.gov/mdcr
 
MINNESOTA MINNESOTA INDIAN AFFAIRS COUNCIL
3801 Bemidji Avenue, Suite 5
Bemidji, MN 56601
Executive Director: Anna Marie Hill
Telephone: (218) 755-3224
Fax: (218) 755-3739
E-mail: annamarie.hill@state.mn.us
 
MONTANA MONTANA OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
PO Box 200801
Helena, MT 59620
Executive Director: Jennifer Prez-Cole
Phone: (406) 444-3713
Fax: (406) 444-1350
Email: jpcole@mt.gov
 
NEBRASKA NEBRASKA COMMISSION ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
State Capitol, 6th Floor, East
PO Box 94981 (68509-4981)
Lincoln, NE 68509
Executive Director: Judi M. gaiashkibos
Phone: (402) 471-3475
Fax: (402) 471-3392
Email: judi.gaiashkibos@nebraska.gov
 
NEVADA NEVADA INDIAN COMMISSION
5366 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, NV 89701
Executive Director: Sherry L. Rupert
GIIC President 2009-2010
Commissioner: Sharon Frederick
GIIC Treasurer 2009-2010
Phone: (775) 687-8333
Fax: (775) 687-8330
Email: srupert@nic.nv.gov
WEB: www.nic.nv.gov
 
NEW JERSEY NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
PO Box 225
Rancocas, NJ 08703
Chair: Lewis Pierce
Phone: (609) 984-6623
Fax:
Email:
 
NEW MEXICO STATE OF NEW MEXICO
Indian Affairs Department (IAD)
Wendell Chino Building, 2nd Floor
1220 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Cabinet Secretary: Alvin Warren
Phone: (505) 476-1600
Fax: (505) 475-1601
Email:
WEB: www.iad.state.nm.us
 
NORTH CAROLINA NORTH CAROLINA COMMISSION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
1317 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1317
Executive Director: Greg Richardson
Phone: (919) 807-4440
Fax:
Email: greg.richardson@doa.nc.gov
WEB: www.doa.nc.gov/ciz
 
NORTH DAKOTA NORTH DAKOTA INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION
600 East Boulevard Avenue
1st Floor, Judicial Wing
Bismark, ND 58505-0300
Executive Director: Scott Davis
Phone: (701) 328-2432
Fax: (701) 328-1537
Email: sjdavis@nd.gov
 
OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION
4545 North Lincoln Boulevard
Suite 282
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Director: Barbara Warner
Phone: (405) 521-3828
Fax: (405) 522-4427
Email: Oiac50@oklaosf.state.ok.us
 
OREGON OREGON LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON INDIAN AFFAIRS
900 Court Street, Room 167
Salem, OR 97301
Executive Director: Karen Quigley
Phone: (503) 986-1067
Fax: (503) 328-1537
Email: karen.m.quigley@state.or.us
 
SOUTH DAKOTA SOUTH DAKOTA TRIBAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Capitol Lake Plaza
711 East Wells Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3369
Commissioner: Roger Campbell
Representative: Aske Whitebird
GIIC Secretary 2009-2010
Phone: (605) 773-3415
Cell: (605) 280-7964
Fax: (605) 773-6592
Email: roger.campbell@state.sd.us
 
TENNESSEE TENNESSEE COMMISSION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
State of Tennessee
Department of Environment and Conservation
Office of General Counsel
20th Floor, L & C Tower
401 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1548
Contact: J. Mark James
Assistant General Council
Phone: (615) 532-0131
Fax:
Email:
 
UTAH UTAH DIVISION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
324 South State, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Executive Director: Forrest S. Cuch
Phone: (801) 538-8808
Fax: (801) 538-8803
Email: fscuch@utah.gov;
pmathews@dced.state.ut.us
 
VIRGINIA VIRGINIA COUNCIL ON INDIANS
PO Box 1475
Richmond, VA 23218
Chair: Deanna Beacham
Mitchell Bush
Phone: (804) 225-2084
Fax: (804) 225-2585
Email: vci@governor.virginia.gov
 
WASHINGTON GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
210 11th Avenue SW Suite 415
PO Box 40909
Olympia, WA 98504-0909
Director: Craig Bill
Rebecca George, Communication Research Analysis
Phone: (360) 902-8827
Fax: (360) 902-8829
Email: cbill@goia.wa.gov
rgeorge@goia.wa.gov
 
WISCONSIN SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON STATE TRIBAL RELATIONS
One East Main Street, Suite 401
PO Box 2536
Madison, WI 53701-2536
Division Administrator:
Phone: (608) 266-1304
Fax: (608) 266-3830
Email:
WEB: www.legis.state.wi.us/lc
 

 

UNCONFIRMED AS OF 4/1/08

 

 

State Contact Information
ALASKA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
PO BOX 110001
JUNEAU, AK 99811
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
PHONE: (907) 465-3500
FAX: (907) 465-3532
EMAIL: www.state.ak.us
 

NEW YORK

NY STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES
NATIVE AMERICAN SERVICES
295 MAIN STREET, ROOM 545
BUFFALO, NY 14203
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
PHONE: (716) 847-3123
FAX:
EMAIL:
 
SOUTH CAROLINA THE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS
6904 NORTH MAIN, SUITE 107
COLUMBIA, SC 29203
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: JANIE DAVIS
PHONE: (803) 333-9621
FAX: (803) 333-9627
EMAIL:
WEB: www.state.sc.us/cma
 
TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
PO BOX 12548
AUSTIN, TX 78711-2548
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
PHONE: (512) 463-2100
FAX:
EMAIL:
 

 

STATES WITHOUT INDIAN COUNCIL OR COMMISSION

ARKANSAS

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

NEW HAMPSHIRE

OHIO

PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

WEST VIRGINIA

WYOMING