Snoqualmie Tribal Members Conduct 2018 Elections for Tribal Council

SNOQUALMIE, WA— Enrolled members of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe held elections at their Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Members voted for candidates to serve in the Tribal Chair, Tribal Council and Tribal Council Alternate positions.

Robert de los Angeles will serve as Tribal Chairman, coming directly from serving as a full-time Tribal Council Member. Marilee Mai, Kanium Ventura and Jerry Boney are joining the Tribal Council as new full-time members. Melynda Digre will be serving as a Tribal Council Alternate.

On Thursday, May 17 the Tribal Council elected their Council Officers. Michael Ross will be serving as Vice Chair while Jolene Williams will step into the role of Tribal Secretary. Richard Zambrano will serve as Tribal Treasurer. Steve de los Angeles will continue to serve as Deputy Secretary.

“We welcome our newly elected Tribal Council Members,” said Tribal Chair Robert de los Angeles. “With our Tribal Council elections now successfully concluded, we look forward to continuing our focus on work that will benefit our membership for many generations to come.”

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe is a federally recognized tribe in the Puget Sound region of Washington State. Known as the People of the Moon, Snoqualmie were signatories to the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855. Snoqualmie Tribal enterprises provide over 1,700 jobs, and the Tribe has donated over $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations in the Snoqualmie Valley since 2010.