Yakama Nation Gaming Commission

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Gaming Commissioners

The Yakama Nation General Council, on March 9, 1994, approved GC-05-94 authorizing the Tribal Council to adopt a Class II and Class III gaming ordinance for the purpose of establishing a Class II and Class III gaming operation. Additionally, GC-05-94 created a five member Gaming Commission and delegated to them the responsibility to plan, finance and approve management contracts for the Class II and Class III gaming operation.

Roles of the Gaming Commissioners:

The Gaming Commissioners serve as an objective impartial oversight regulatory commission who:

The Gaming Commissioners include:

Chair: Leah Smartlowit

Vice-Chair: Dora Goudy-Smith

Secretary: Gracia Wong

Sargent at Arms: Phillip Ambrose III

Member: Vanessa Smartlowit