Swinomish Tribal Senate

Consisting of eleven members elected by the Swinomish people who serve for five-year terms, the Swinomish Senate is the official governing body of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

The mission of the Senate is to protect and enhance the quality of life for Swinomish members by providing a combination of economic opportunity and a safety net of social services;
To protect the culture and traditional practices of the Swinomish people;

To respect and protect the spirit of tribal ancestors and generations to come;
To exercise the powers of self government secured by the Treaty of Point Elliott;
To protect and preserve the Swinomish Reservation homeland;
To protect treaty rights both on and off of the Swinomish Reservation;
And to provide a safe and healthy environment for everyone living on Swinomish Reservation and participating in the Swinomish activities.

Steve Edwards, yal le ka but - Chair 2017-2022
Jeremy Wilbur, kats-but-soot - Vice Chair
Sophie Bailey, sapelia - Secretary 2020-2025
Brian Wilbur, sӿladated - Treasurer 2019-2024
Leon John, smǝkǝlǝ - Senator 2017-2022
Barbara James, taleq tale II - Senator 2018-2023
Eric Day, stooltsa - Senator 2019-2024
Alana Quintasket, siwəlcəʔ - Senator 2020-2025
Brian Porter, ya qua leouse- Senator 2021-2026
Greg Edwards - Senator
Tandy Wilbur - Senator

Swinomish Tribal Senate


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