Government

Executive Branch
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All executive powers, including implementation of and compliance with annual budgets, of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina shall reside in a Tribal Chairperson, who shall cause all laws of the Tribe to be faithfully executed.

 

Tribal Chair - Mr. John Lowery

To contact the Tribal Chairman or the Tribal Administrator, call the Main Tribal Office at 910-521-7861 Ext. 201 or 290. Your call will be directed to the Chairman and/or the Tribal Administrator. 

To contact Chairman Lowery's Office, click here.

*The Tribal Chair shall nominate a Tribal Administrator, subject to confirmation by the Tribal Council or its designee(s).

Legislative Branch

The Lumbee Tribal Council is comprised of 21 members elected from 14 districts.  Members of the Tribal Council shall serve three year terms.  If you have questions or concerns you can email your representative by clicking on thier name.

Elected Council Representatives —  21 Seats

 

Here are your Council Representatives:

District 1: Gaddy, Orrum, Rowland, Sterlings, Whitehouse, Thompson

Representative Billy Oxendine

District 2: Back Swamp, Fairmont, Smyrna

Representative Sharon Hunt

Representative Gerald Goolsby

 

District 3: Lumberton, West Howellsville

Representative Pam Hunt

Representative Harold Smith

District 4: Philadelphus, Red Springs

Representative Jody Bullard

 

District 5: Oxendine, Prospect

Representative Wendy Moore

Representative Carrington Locklear         

District 6: North Pembroke,Raft Swamp

Representative Richard Jones

Representative  Larry Anthony Chavis

District 7: South Pembroke, Union

Representative Rudy T. Locklear 

Representative Yvonne Barnes Dial

Representative Nanci Locklear

District 8: Burnt Swamp

Representative Corbin Eddings

 

District 9: Saddletree

Representative Dewey J. McNeill

District 10: Rennert, Shannon, South St. Pauls

Representative Bobby Emanuel

District 11: Hoke County

Representative Chocajuana Oxendine

 

District 12: Alfordsville, Maxton, Scotland County

Representative Annie Taylor

Representative  Shelley Strickland

 

District 13: Cumberland County, Lumber Bridge, North St. Pauls, Parkton

Representative Ricky G. Burnett

 

District 14: Britts, East Howellsville, Wisharts

Representative Homer Fields

  • Please note that if a Committee Meeting concludes prior to the scheduled time allotted, the next scheduled meeting will begin.

Business Meeting Schedule for 2022

LUMBEE TRIBAL COUNCIL

 

Scheduled Tribal Council Meetings & Locations (meetings begin at 6:30 pm)

*All meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month*

 

All meetings will be held at the Tribal Housing Complex, unless otherwise noted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex is located at 6984 NC Hwy 711 West Pembroke NC 28372.

 

[Directions] Committee meetings and all others are held at the Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex.

 

For any additional Tribal Council information not listed on the website please contact:

 

Belinda Brewer

Housing Services Coordinator & Tribal Council Assistant.

Phone: 910.522.2219

E-mail: Bbrewer@lumbeetribe.com

  • January- Tribal Housing Complex

  • February- Tribal Housing Complex

  • March - Tribal Housing Complex

  • April - Tribal Housing Complex

  • May - Tribal Housing Complex

  • June - Tribal Housing Complex

  • July - Tribal Housing Complex

  • August - Tribal Housing Complex

  • September - Tribal Housing Complex

  • October - Tribal Housing Complex

  • November - Tribal Housing Complex

  • December - Tribal Housing Complex

Judicial Branch

Joshua Dale Malcolm and Landon Everrette Moore are sworn-in as judges on Lumbee Tribal Supreme Court .

 

  • The Supreme Court of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will hear all cases dealing with constitutional issues. 

  • There are five (5) sitting judges whom are nominated by the Tribal Chairman and appointed by the Tribal Council. 

  • Two of the sitting judges shall be graduates of accredited law schools and three shall be lay people. 

  • The Chief Judge bears administrative responsibilities and is elected on an annual basis by the sitting judges.

Supreme Court 

  • Chief Justice Mark Brooks

  • Justice Landon Everett Moore

  • Justice Kelvin Jacobs

  • Justice Tona Jacobs

  • Justice Mary Beth Locklear

Administrative Court

  • Chief Justice Gary Deese

  • Judge Jo Ann Harris

  • Judge Ima Jean Oxendine

  • Judge Christopher Locklear

  • Judge Robbie Hunt

The Tribal Administrative Court of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is established to provide due process and further protect the rights of tribal members, and designed to ensure tribal members are treated equally through the administration of tribal programs. The Tribal Administrative Court will hear cases dealing with the administrative issues such as housing, enrollment, and energy assistance.

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