Iowa tribe of kansas and nebraska

Government

Government

The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska was organized under a constitution and bylaws approved February 26, 1937 pursuant to the Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934. The tribe is governed by two bodies, 1) The General Council, which is composed of all enrolled members who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and 2) The Executive Committee, composed of five (5) members (Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, and Member) elected at large from the General Council for four-year terms of office. Both governing bodies shall exercise those governing authorities specifically set out for its use in the tribe’s constitution and bylaws.

Executive Committee

Timothy Rhodd

Chairman

Timothy Rhodd is serving his fourth consecutive term as Chairman. He previously served one term as Secretary. His current term ends in November 2025. You can contact him by phone or email at 785-595-3258; trhodd@iowas.org

Lance Foster

Vice Chairman

Lance Foster is serving his first term as Vice Chairman. His current term ends in November 2023. You may contact him by phone or email at 785-595-3258; lfoster@iowas.org

Anthony Fee

Secretary

Anthony Fee is serving his fourth consecutive term as Secretary. His current term ends in November 2025. You may contact him by phone or email at 785-595-3258; tony.fee@iowas.org

Elyse Towey

Treasurer

Elyse Towey is serving her first term as Treasurer. Her current term ends in November 2023. You may contact her by phone or email at 785-595-3258; etowey@iowas.org

Cheyenne Colborn

Member

Cheyenne Colborn is serving her first term as Member. Her current term ends in November 2023, at which time a special election for Member will take place. You may contact her by phone or email at 785-595-3258; ccolborn@iowas.org

The Executive Committee holds meetings every Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Tribal Administrative Office. If you wish to discuss business with the Executive Committee, please contact Tony Fee to be placed on the agenda by Monday at 12:00pm of each week. He can be reached at 785-595-3258 or tony.fee@iowas.org.

2021 E.C. Election Results

Congratulations to Timothy Rhodd, Anthony Fee, and Robbie Craig! Election results from the EC Election on 10/16/2021 are as follows:

Chairman – Timothy Rhodd: 135 – 77

Secretary – Anthony Fee: 186

Member – Robbie Craig: 115 – 86