The Pokagon Band Tribal Council established Mno-Bmadsen, an autonomous Tribally-Chartered entity of the Pokagon Band, whose purpose is to engage in economic development activities on behalf of the Pokagon Band. This entity has set aside a significant investment to be strategically invested for the tribe. Mno-Bmadsen is managed by seven (7) member Board of Directors and is currently seeking one (1) Pokagon Citizen for one (1) open position.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements. The Mno-Bmadsen Charter requires that all Directors must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Experience. Candidates who meet the minimum charter requirements are eligible for consideration for appointment to the Board of Directors. Please note that candidate’s with additional experience in the areas of direct investments, professional services, construction, manufacturing, or real estate, would bring additional value to the board. Other areas in which a candidate can add value through their expertise include business financing, investing, family office experience, marketing, business development and sales, minority contracting and federal contracting.
Appointment Process and Length of Term. Vacancies on the Board shall be filled by nomination of the Board of Directors and appointment of Tribal Council. The existing Director seat term ends on 6/8/21, at which time the appointed Director may be eligible for reappointment.
Time Commitment. The time commitment required to prepare for and attend Board meetings will vary, but it is anticipated that a minimum of 120 hours per year will be required for preparing for and attending board meetings. The Board presently meets monthly and more often, if needed. It sets its master meeting schedule each year and may adjust meeting frequency, times and locations in the best interest of business.
Compensation. This is a Board Director position. It is not a full-time position of employment and Board members are ineligible for Mno-Bmadsen employee benefits. Directors shall receive a stipend at a rate established by resolution of the Tribal Council and reimbursement for actual and reasonable expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties.
How to Apply. To be considered for appointment of the board, please forward your resume and letter of interest along with a completed application in PDF format to: [email protected].
Board Member Application: PDF