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Enrollment Action & Quarterly Schedule

Enrollment Actions Requiring Tribal Council Action

  • Application for Enrollment;
  • Name Change on the Tribal roll;
  • Blood Quantum Correction;
  • Relinquishment of Tribal Membership;
  • Removal from the Tribal roll (generally due to a Tribal member passing);
  • Corrections of clerical errors on the Tribal Roll.

Application/Request Process and the Enrollment Committee

The Enrollment Committee is appointed by the Tribal Council through the Standing Committee application process. For details on the duties and powers of the Enrollment Committee, see the Enrollment Ordinance.

Before any actions are taken by Tribal Council, the Enrollment Clerk reviews the application/request to determine if the application/request is complete. The application/request is then forwarded to the Enrollment Committee.

On a quarterly basis, the Enrollment Committee reviews applications & requests to make a recommendation to Tribal Council. Their recommendation is posted in the area offices, Tribal Administration Building and on the Tribal website prior to action by Tribal Council.

Tribal Council will then take action on the applications and requests at their next regular tribal council meeting following the close of the posting period. The Tribal Council’s action will be published in the following Siletz News for the general membership to be easily informed of enrollment actions affecting the Tribal membership.

Enrollment Committee meetings are held at 4:30 PM in the Administration II Building (Old Clinic) in room 132.

Quarterly Deadlines

As of January 2010, actions for enrollment have been and continue to be completed on a quarterly basis. Applications and requests can be submitted at any time, however, action by staff, the Enrollment Committee and Tribal Council will occur depending on when the application or request is considered complete.

Each year, per the Election Ordinance and the Enrollment Ordinance, there is a “blackout period” from December 1st until the conclusion of the Election Day (generally the 1st Saturday in February) when no Enrollment Actions are taken.

2021 Deadlines

Quarter Date Post Number
1st Quarter 1/01/2021 Post #312 for Tribal Council Action 03/19/2021
2nd Quarter 4/02/2021 Post #313 for Tribal Council Action 06/18/2021
3rd Quarter 7/02/2021 Post #314 for Tribal Council Action 09/17/2021
4th Quarter 9/08/2021 Post #315 for Tribal Council Action 11/17/2021

For further information on Enrollment Actions, the role of Staff and the Enrollment Committee, review the Enrollment Ordinance.

2021 Enrollment Committee Meetings

  • January 13: Regular Meeting
  • February 10: Post Review #312
  • March 10: Regular Meeting
  • April 14: Regular Meeting
  • May 12: Post Review #313
  • June 9: Regular Meeting
  • July 14: Regular Meeting
  • August 4: Post Review #314
  • September 8: Regular Meeting
  • October 13: Post Review #315
  • November 10: Regular Meeting
  • December: No Meeting Held