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Benny Potts Sworn In To Enrollment Committee

February 12, 2013 –

MAYETTA:   Benny Potts was sworn in this morning to serve on the Enrollment Review Committee by Vice Chairperson Joyce Guerrero in Tribal Council chambers while members of the Enrollment Committee and Tribal Council looked on.

Potts works for the Road & Bridge Department and has previously served on Tribal Council.

The Enrollment committee consists of five tribal members who meet when necessary to review all enrollment applications to determine eligibility. The applications are reviewed for the completion of required documentation as outlined in the Tribal Constitution http://www.pbpindiantribe.com/our-constitution.aspx. The final determination for membership goes to the Tribal Council for a resolution to recognize that person as a Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation member.

Applications for enrollment are available through the Member Services Department located on the lower level of the Government Center which is also where the Enrollment Committee holds their meetings.  Paul Vega is the Membership Coordinator and can be reached at 785.966.3934.

The Committee is also looking for two alternates to serve on the Committee.

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Benny Potts being sworn-in to the Enrollment Committee by Joyce Guerrero, vice chairperson.

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Left to right:  Marilyn Hale-Wakolee, Lavera Bell, Benny Potts, Joyce Guerrero, Carrie O’Toole and Jim Potter.  Hale-Wakolee, Bell and Potts are on the Enrollment Committee and the other three serve on the Tribal Council.

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The Enrollment Committee:  Left to right (sitting):  Micki Martinez and Marilyn Hale-Wakolee and back row, left to right, Paul Vega (Member Services Coordinator), Tom Tuckwin, Benny Potts and Lavera Bell.