The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission consists of eight individual members and 15 member organizations. Individual members shall be of American Indian ancestry. Five individual members, residents of the City of Tulsa, shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Tulsa, subject to confirmation of the City Council, and three may be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
The 15-member organizations' primary mission is the advancement of American Indian culture and heritage and/or the provision of services to American Indians. Ten member organizations shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Tulsa, subject to the confirmation by the City Council, and the Board of County Commissioners who may appoint five. Existing Indian organizations within the Greater Tulsa Area, including new organizations, may request membership on the Commission by letter addressed to the Chairman of the Commission. Commissioners are appointed for a term of three years and may be eligible for re-appointment for a consecutive term of three years. All members shall hold office until their successors are appointed and qualified.
The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission meetings are usually held at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month in City Hall, 175 East 2nd Street, 2nd Floor Council Chambers. For more information about The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission, contact the Mayor's Office of Human Rights by email or at (918) 596-7818. (Agendas)