The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is led by a Tribal Council. Members of the Tribal Council, as well as members of its committees, contribute a significant amount of their personal time and energy to look after the well being of theBuena Vista Rancheria and the activities of the Tribe.
Rhonda Morningstar Pope
Dr. Roselynn Lwenya
Environmental Resources Director
All tribal members are encouraged to participate in the governing process by attending the monthly Tribal Council meetings.
The term of office for all Tribal Council positions shall be four (4) years. the Tribal Council elections shall be conducted every four (4) years on the first Saturday of December to fill those Tribal Council positions that have expired. Members of the Tribal Council shall remain in office until their successors are duly elected and installed.
Any enrolled Lineal Member (as defined in the Tribal Constitution) of the Tribe who is twenty-one (21) years or older prior to the date of the election, regardless of residence, shall be eligible to vote, unless there are no Lineal Members who are of such age, in which case, Lineal Members who are eighteen (18) years or older will be eligible to vote.
Jesse Flying Cloud Pope Foundation