Noah Wahquahboshkuk Sworn In To Tribal Council

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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.

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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.

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Noah officially signing the oath of office papers with Jim Potter, secretary, and Joyce Guerrero, vice-chair, looking on.

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A happy Noah with his wife Samantha and new one-month old baby Leo Alexander. 

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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.