NHBP Tribal Chairman to Lead United Tribes of Michigan

Jamie Stuck Began Two-year Term as President of in October 2022

NHBP Tribal Chairman Jamie Stuck was elected president of the United Tribes of Michigan in October 2022. He began his two-year term of office after the United Tribes of Michigan meeting at Bay Mills Indian Community.

Stuck has previously served as the United Tribes of Michigan’s Vice President.

“We are excited to have Stuck as our new President,” said Executive Director for the United Tribes of Michigan Frank Ettawageshik. “He is very engaged on the local, state and national levels, and we look forward to working with him on issues affecting Indian Country.”

A graduate of Central Michigan University from Scotts, Michigan, Stuck has been an elected official of NHBP since 2006. He was appointed as NHBP Tribal Chairperson in May 2016.

For nearly two decades, Stuck has continued to serve NHBP and the community in various capacities and roles.

He currently serves as NHBP’s Education Committee Chair, Treasurer for the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board, and Ex-Officio Board Member of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. Stuck also serves as the Chairman of the Native American Heritage Fund.

Stuck’s passion for leadership and change have earned him many local, state, and national awards. Michigan governors have honored him with “Special Tributes” for exemplary leadership in 2010 and 2014. Global Business Magazine named him “Top 25 People to Watch in 2011,” and he was also on the Global Gaming Expo Emerging Leaders’ “40 under 40” list in 2013.

The United Tribes of Michigan membership is open to all of Michigan’s 12 sovereign and federally recognized tribes. The organization provides a forum to address issues of common concern. It is committed to advancing, protecting, preserving and enhancing the mutual interests, treaty rights, sovereignty, and cultural way of life of the Michigan Tribes.

Congratulations to Stuck on his election. We look forward to his representing NHBP while serving all 12 federally recognized Tribes in Michigan.


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