Quarterly Member Meeting in Albuquerque

April 26th, 2018 at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town

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Hotel Albuquerque

Quarterly Meeting Location:
800 Rio Grande Boulevard NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

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Reserve a Room at Hotel Albuquerque

The reservation line is:  505-843-6300 or 1-800-237-2133. Mention you are with “COLT”  when making your reservation.  The hotel room block expires on April 4, 2018.

Hotel room block:  check in April 25 and check out April 27. To learn more about the hotel visit



8:00 – 8:30 AM

  • Continental Breakfast provided by COLT

8:30 – 9:00 AM

  • Call to Order: President Russell Begaye, Navajo Nation President, COLT Chairman
  • Opening Prayer
  • Welcome & Introductions

9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Update by John Tahsuda, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Department of Interior

11:00 – 11:15 AM

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Executive Session:
    • Election of COLT Treasurer
    • Financial Report provided by Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
    • Website Update by Mike Stone, Sunflicker LLC

Noon Presentation

  • Tribal Opioid Litigation: Holding Big Pharma Accountable for the Opioid Epidemic in Indian Country”
  • presented by Autumn Dawn Monteau (MHA Nation), Attorney and Mark Crawford, Partner and Jane Skikos, Partner 

1:00 – 1:30 PM

  • Update on the U.S. Government Accountability Office presented by Jay Spaan (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), Senior Analyst

1:30 – 1:45 PM

1:45-2:45 PM

  • Legislative Update presented by TBD

2:45 – 3:00 PM

  • Financial Advising to Tribes presented by Hugh Cohen

3:00 – 4:00 PM

  • COLT Administrative Items (COLT Executive Director)

4:00 – 5:00 PM

  • Presentation of Resolutions (please have copies provided), Note: only COLT Member Tribes can vote to approve resolutions.
  • Conclusion /Next COLT Meeting
Reception Hosted by CKP Insurance


5:00 – 7:00 PM

  • Join CKP Insurance for a reception immediately after the COLT meeting 
  • We will be serving Hot O’rdourves, Drinks & Cocktails 
  • CKP Insurance is an agency dedicated to addressing clients global needs with individual attention 

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Membership MeetingsAllows the member tribes to form synergy.

Learn About Membership

  • Chairman Russell Begaye,  Navajo Nation President
  • Vice Chairman Harold Frazier,  Cheyenne-River Sioux Chairman
  • Treasurer Nathan Small, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Chairman
  • Secretary David Browneagle, Spokane Tribe Vice Chairman