At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board will initially be established through an election process on July 16, selecting from those individuals who have submitted a letter of interest and who meet the requirements.
School Board Member Requirements:
- Must be 21 years of age
- Must be either an enrolled Meskwaki Tribal Member OR a non-enrolled Meskwaki Descendant
- Must have an immediate family member who currently attends Meskwaki Settlement School. (Immediate family members include: children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, and nephews)
The board will consist of 6 members with staggered terms. 3 members will initially serve a 2-year term and 3 members will initially serve a 4-year term.
In lieu of nominations, please submit your letter of interest if you are interested in serving on the MSS Board.
Eligible voters include: Meskwaki Tribal Members aged 21 and over, and parents/guardians of students currently attending Meskwaki Settlement School.
Once elected, the School Board will work with the Tribal Council to develop School Board Policies.
A School Board Election will be held on July 16, 2019, selecting from those who have submitted a letter of interest. Letters of interest are due by July 5, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.
Please submit your letter of interest by July 5 to:
Sac and Fox Tribal Council Re: School Board
349 Meskwaki Road
Tama, IA 52339
You may mail it in or drop it off at the Tribal Center front desk.