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Of cials of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians pose with representatives of the Leelanau County government to accept a resolution designating Oct. 1 of each year as Indigenous Peoples Day in Leelanau County. Pictured are, from left, County Administrator Chet Janik, Tribal Councilors Mark Wilson and Tom Shomin, County Commissioner Ty Wessell, Tribal Councilor Kimberly Vargo, County Board Chairman Will Bunek, Tribal Chairman Sam McClellan, Tribal Manager Mary Pelcher, and Tribal Councilors Percy Bird and David Arroyo.
The Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band serves as the policy making arm of the Tribe. The Tribal Council has seven members, including the Tribal Chairman.
Council members are:
Thurlow “Sam” McMlellan Chairman 534-7129 Kimberly Vargo
Vice Chairman 534-7564 Jane Rohl
Secretary 534-7494 David Arroyo Treasurer 534-7354 Tom Shomin Councilor 534-7693 Percy Bird, Jr. Councilor 534-7692 Mark Wilson Councilor 534-7694
The Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday and the last Wednesday of each month. Tribal Manager
Mary Pelcher 534-7750
Executive Assistant to Tribal Manager
Doris Winslow 534-7965
GTB Main Switchboard
GTB Main Switchboard Toll Free
All numbers to the Grand Traverse Band government begin with a pre x of 534-, even those located outside of Leelanau County. They have a (231) area code, the same as assigned elsewhere in Northwest Michigan.
GTB Public Safety
Tribal Police: 534-7777
Fire & Rescue: 534-7666
Tribal Prosecutor: 534-7637 Emergency Preparedness: 534-7111 Conservation Enforcement: 534-7360
GTB Gaming
and Commercial
Grand Traverse Band Economic Development Corporation: 534-8402
Richard Bailey, CEO
Toll Free: 800-392-8257
Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos: 534-8000
Toll Free: 800-922-2946
Leelanau Sands Casino: 534-8100 2521 North West Bay Shore Drive, Peshawbestown, MI 49682 Eagletown Market: 534-8010 Grand Traverse
Resort & Spa: 534-6000 Turtle Creek Casino: 534-8888
Health Administration
General Calls: 534-7200 Behavioral Health: 534-7090 Dental Clinic: 534-7211 Health Clinic: 534-7200
Jared Sonderegger, Editor: 534-7366
Other GTB Numbers
Automotive Repair: 534-7705 Benodjenh Center: 534-7650 Education: 534-7765
Family Services: 534-7681 Facilities/Maintenance: 534-7700 Housing: 534-7800
Elders Services: 534-7740 Family Services: 534-7681 Job Hotline: 534-7534
Legal Department: 534-7601 Membership: 534-7101 Natural Resources: 534-7500 Strongheart Center: 534-7457 Tribal Court: 534-7050
Court Fax: 534-7051
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