Agenda for September 12, 2017 Open Board Meeting-Jerry Paresa, CEO San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

September 12, 2017

Open Board of Directors Meeting–Jerry Paresa, Chief Executive Officer,
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

Norton Regional Event Center
1601 E. Third St.
San Bernardino, CA 92408


7:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Meeting Called to Order
8:30 a.m. Adjournment


Presiding: Kristine Scott 

      1. Introductions
      2. Announcements
      3. Approve Minutes from July 25, 2017

Chair of the day: P.T. McEwen

Since time immemorial, the San Manuel tribal community has endured change and hardship. Amidst these challenges the tribe continued to maintain its unique form of governance. Like other governments it seeks to provide a better quality of life for its citizens by building infrastructure, maintaining civil services and promoting social, economic and cultural development. Today San Manuel tribal government oversees many governmental units including the departments of fire, public safety, education and environment. San Manuel operates San Manuel Indian Casino.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is a federally recognized American Indian tribe located near the City of Highland. The Serrano Indians are the indigenous people of the San Bernardino highlands, passes, valleys, mountains and high deserts who share a common language and culture. The San Manuel reservation was established in 1891 and recognized as a sovereign nation with the right of self-government.

Jerry Paresa will bring us up-to-date on the economic impact and future plans for San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.


Future Board Meetings:

09/19/17: Open Board Meeting: Dr. Matthew Barth, Director, Center for Environmental Research & Technology, UCR 09/26/17: Open Board Meeting: Mike Scarpello, Registrar of Voters, San Bernardino County
10/03/17: Member Only Board Meeting
10/10/17: Open Board Meeting: Dale Marsden & Ginger Ontiveras, San Bernardino Unified School District