Higher Education Resolution

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Resolution 2019/042

APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT POLICIES – HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOIARSHIP FUNDING SECTION

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WHEREAS, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians is a party to the Treaty of Point Elliott of January 22, 1855, 12 Stat. 927; and is a sovereign, Federally Recognized tribe, which the U.S. Government acknowledged on October 27, 1976; and

WHEREAS, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Board of Directors is the duly constituted Governing Body of the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, in accordance  with  Articles  III,  IV and  V of the Stillaguamish Constitution; and

WHEREAS, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Board of Directo rs, acting in the best interest of their people is embarked on a course of self-determination; and

WHEREAS, the authority to protect the Tribe as a sovereign political entity is vested in the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Board of Directors (“Board  of Directors” or “Board”)  under Article III and Article V, Sec. 1 of the Constitution, which Board  has enumerated  authority  under Article V, Sec. 1 (b) to administer the affairs and assets of the Tribe, develop appropriate contracts, leases, permits, loan documents, sale agreements and, under Article V, Sec. 1 (h), to exercise  other necessary powers to fulfill the Board’s obligations, responsibilities and purposes as the governing body of the Tribe; and

WHEREAS, the Board wishes to establish and clarify policies regarding eligibility criteria;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Stillaguamish Tribe’s Board of Directors hereby approves the amended Tribal Education Policies, (attached and hereby incorporated).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all previous versions of the Tribal Education Policies are hereby revoked and superseded.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Stillaguamish Tribe Board of Directors hereby authorizes the Chairman, or in his absence the Vice-Chairperson or Secretary, to certify this Resolution and to take all steps necessary to carry this Resolution into effect.

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