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California Area Tribal Advisory Committee (CATAC)

 
California Area Tribal Advisory Committee (CATAC)

The CATAC (established in March 1998) provides counsel and guidance to the Area Director, in accordance with the tribal consultation policy.  The CATAC is comprised of 15 representatives; the Area Director is the 16th member.  Each member is selected by California Area Tribal Leaders during the Annual Tribal Consultation (during which alternate members are also determined).  The CATAC meets quarterly.

Primary Representative Term Expiration Alternate Representative
North Region    
John Green 2017 Archie Super
Michael Thom 2018 Marcellene Norton
Shirley Laos 2018 Laura Borden
East Central    
John Glazier 2017 Gerald Howard
Carol Bill 2018 Elaine Fink
Shannon Romero 2018 Tina Braithwaite
West Central Region    
Silver Galleto 2017 Lynn Silva
Debra Ramierz 2017 Loretta Harjo
Crista Ray 2018 Veronica Rael-Aparicio
Southern Region    
Teresa Sanchez 2017 Dominica Valencia
Clara Galindo 2017 Veronica Saul
Chris Devers 2018 Robert Smith
Urban Representative    
Scott Black    
National Indian Health Board    
Lisa Elgin    
IHS Representative    
Beverly Miller    

Contact Person

Travis Coleman
Indian Self-Determination Program Manager, Indian Health Service/California Area Office
Phone:  (916) 930-3981, ext. 319
Fax:  (916) 930-3952
Travis.Coleman@ihs.gov