November 30, 2011 –
Vice-Chair Joyce Guerrero shakes hands after giving the oath of office this morning to Noah Wahquahboshkuk who became the new treasurer of the Tribal Council.
Left to right: Tribal Council members Jancita Warrington, Joyce Guerrero, Noah Wahquahboshkuk (in blanket), Junior Wahweotten, Carrie O’Toole and Jim Potter. Not pictured is Steve Ortiz who is in Washington, D.C. this week.
Noah officially signing the oath of office papers with Jim Potter, secretary, and Joyce Guerrero, vice-chair, looking on.
A happy Noah with his wife Samantha and new one-month old baby Leo Alexander.
The receiving line congratulating Noah on his new office after he was sworn in.
MAYETTA Noah Wahquahboshkuk was sworn in as treasurer of the Tribal Council this morning before a large crowd at the Rock/Community building.
“I’m excited and honored about becoming treasurer,” he said. “I know it will be a huge duty but I am looking forward to working with the Tribal Council and for the Nation.”
Wahquahboshkuk holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Baker University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Haskell Indian Nations University. In addition, he has supervisory/management experience from the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.
Wahquahboshkuk is a life-long common land resident. His term for this appointment will expire in July 2012. He replaces Ryan Dyer who left office in September.