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Callout for Elders Benefit Working Group

Dec 16, 2016

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is seeking a maximum of nine (9) members to volunteer for an Elders Benefit Working Group, as a follow-up to the results from the December 3rd Tribal Referendum affirming support of the $200/month Elders Benefit. The composition of the Working Group will consist of Elders (60 and older), youth (18-29) and community members (30-59). The Working Group members will be responsible for:

  • Attending and participating in Working Group meetings;
  • Corresponding/meeting with Tribal Council and Tribal staff;
  • Compiling and reviewing information on the proposed benefit;
  • Discussing possible options for funding and administration of a benefit;
  • Suggesting criteria or eligibility standards for an Elders benefit;
  • Attending/presenting to the community at public meetings in regards to the Elders benefit;
  • Maintaining respect and courtesy for group members;

To volunteer for the Working Group, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
  2. Be an enrolled member of the SRMT;
  3. Reside within the Tribe’s jurisdiction and the designated 15-mile radius of the SRMT.

Please submit letter of interest with statement of background to or by mail/in person to:

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
ATTN: Jori Rourke
412 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655

Closing Date: Open until filled

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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.