Appointment to Tribal Transportation Coordinating Committee

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 2018 Annual Convention 

Worley, Idaho 

RESOLUTION #18 – 47 

“APPOINTMENT TO TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION COORDINATING COMMITTEE” 

PREAMBLE 

We, the members of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians of the United States, invoking the divine blessing of the Creator upon our efforts and purposes, in order to preserve for ourselves and our descendants rights secured under Indian Treaties, Executive Orders, and benefits to which we are entitled under the laws and constitution of the United States and several states, to enlighten the public toward a better understanding of the Indian people, to preserve Indian cultural values, and otherwise to promote the welfare of the Indian people, do hereby establish and submit the following resolution: 

WHEREAS, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) are representatives of and advocates for national, regional, and specific tribal concerns; and 

WHEREAS, ATNI is a regional organization comprised of American Indians/Alaska 

Natives and tribes in the states of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Northern California, and Alaska; and 

WHEREAS, the health, safety, welfare, education, economic and employment opportunity, and preservation of cultural and natural resources are primary goals and objectives of the ATNI; and 

WHEREAS, the U.S Department of Transportation and U.S Department of Interior are now soliciting candidates for membership on the Tribal Transportation Program Coordinating Committee (TTPCC); and

WHEREAS, the responsibilities of the TTPCC are to provide input and recommendations to the Bureau of Indian Affairs ( BIA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) during the development of the Tribal Transportation Program; and 

WHEREAS, the Secretaries will accept only nominations for two tribal representatives officially selected by tribes in each of the 12 BIA regions as stated below; and 

WHEREAS, MaryBeth Frank-Clark has been officially selected by the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee; and 

WHEREAS, Kim Stube has been officially selected by the Cowlitz Tribe; and 

WHEREAS, the Transportation Committee unanimously recommends that MaryBeth Frank-Clark and Kim Stube serve as northwest representatives to the committee; now 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ATNI does hereby nominate Kim Stube and Mary Beth Frank-Clark to serve as the northwest tribal representatives on the TTPCC committee. 

CERTIFICATION 

The foregoing resolution was adopted at the 2018 Annual Convention of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, held at the Coeur D’Alene Casino Resort Hotel – Worley, Idaho, on September 17-20, 2018, with a quorum present. 

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