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. Harvey Godwin, Jr.
To contact the Tribal Chairman or the Tribal Administrator you may call the Main Tribal Office at 910-521-7861 Ext. 201 or 290 and your call will be directed to the Chairman and/or the Tribal Administrator.
Mr. Harvey Godwin
The Tribal Chair shall nominate a Tribal Administrator, subject to confirmation by the Tribal Council or its designee(s).
District 1: Gaddy, Orrum, Rowland, Sterlings, Whitehouse, Thompson
Representative Carvicous Barfield
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 Ted Woodell
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 Alvin Mercer
Representative Yvonne Barnes Dial
Representative Reginald Oxendine Jr.
Elected Council Representatives — 21 Seats
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.
Here are your Council Representatives:
District 8: Burnt Swamp
Representative Corbin Eddings
District 9: Saddletree
Representative Dewey McNeill
District 10: Rennert, , Shannon, South St. Pauls
Representative Marshil Locklear
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 Terry Hunt
Please note that if a Committee Meeting concludes prior to the scheduled time allotted, the next scheduled meeting will begin.
Thursday's Meeting will be streamed via our Livestream tab.
Business Meeting schedule for 2021
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:
Housing Services Coordinator & Tribal Council Assistant.
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
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.
Chief Judge Joshua Dale Malcolm
Judge Mary Beth Locklear
Judge Landon Everette Moore
Judge Mark Brooks
Joshua Dale Malcolm and Landon Everrette Moore are sworn-in as judges on Lumbee Tribal Supreme Court .
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.
Chief Justice Gary Deese
Judge Jo Ann Harris
Judge Ima Jean Oxendine
Judge Christopher Locklear