COLT meeting to be held at Bally’s Casino on March 25th

Join us in Las Vegas as we meet formally to elect new officers, discuss policy and also learn from speakers. We will be meeting at Ballys Las Vegas in the “Las Vegas 1” room from 8AM to 5PM.

Ballys Las Vegas

Quarterly Meeting Location:

3645 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas , NV 89109
Tel: (855)633-8238

ROOM: Las Vegas 1

Hotel Information

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM   Call to Order: COLT Chairman – Chairman Mark Fox, MHA Nation

  • Opening Prayer
  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Review and Approval of Minutes
  • Adoption of Agenda

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Executive Session (Open to non-voting members and participants)

  • Chairman’s Comments: COLT Chairman Mark Fox
  • New Member Tribes
  • Election of COLT Officers:
    • Vice-Chairman
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
  • Executive Director Reports:
    • Melissa Holds The Enemy, Executive Director
    • OJ Semans, Sr., Legislative Director
  • Financial Report:
    • Chairman Nathan Small, Treasurer

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Legislative Update

  • John Echohawk, Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM  WORKING LUNCH

  • Census In Indian Country Update, James Tucker, Wilson Elser

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  Financial & Capital for Business Development in Indian Country

  • Peter Larson, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM  Dual Taxation

  • John Fredericks III, Fredericks Law Firm LLC

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM  Utility Infrastructure Development for Tribal Nations

  •  John Lewis, Chairman, Gila River Indian Community Utility Authority

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM  Economic Updates and Hemp Updates

  • Heather Dawn Thompson, Greenberg Traurig LLP

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Energy Efficient & Cost Saving Methods for Tribal Governments

  • Joseph Moose, Owner, SunLand Global Inc.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM  Resolutions, Wrap Up, Next Meeting


Meeting Room: 

Ballys Casino, in the Las Vegas 1, which is located on the third floor of Ballys.