The tribe maintains several standing commissions and committees to help inform and guide decisions made by the Executive Council. Commissions and committees are led by a chairperson and made up of members of Council and interested tribal members.
Offers input and recommendations on tribal finances.
Court Code Committee
Reviews and considers revisions to the Tribal Court Code.
Constitution Review Committee
Reviews and considers revisions to the tribe’s constitution and makes recommendations to the tribal membership for adoption.
Early Childhood Center Policy Committee
Partners with staff, governing bodies, parents and volunteers to facilitate compliance with Head Start Performance Standards; assists in accomplishing program missions; and serves as an advocate between the program and community.
Provides oversight for the education program, focusing on its vision, objectives and strategic plan.
Provides oversight for the Tyotka’s Elder Program.
Regulates all tribal elections resolves election disputes.
Provides oversight for enrollment procedures as defined in the tribe’s constitution and Enrollment Ordinance No. 98-01.
Hunting, Fishing and Gathering Commission
Provides oversight for the tribe’s traditional hunting, fishing and gathering activities.
Reviews and makes recommendations for the tribe’s primary care, behavioral health and dental programs. The Health Committee meets the statute requirements for the State of Alaska Community Mental Health Center grant.
Researches tribally owned land and recommends policies to assist the tribe in meeting its vision, objectives and strategic plan.
Traditional Healing Planning Team
Offers oversight and planning for the traditional healing program at the Dena’ina Wellness Center.
Kenaitze/Salamatof Housing Entity
Provides construction, rental assistance, home modernization, weatherization services and more to support affordable housing for eligible Alaska Native and American Indian beneficiaries.