Monthly Archives: January 2019

My motivation

The most important people in my life. I have always kept them in my decisions. I have not always been the best example for them and I owe them both gratitude for allowing me to develop with them as human beings.

These two mean everything to me.

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The Plane Ride

The stewardess told me to wake up and put my seat up straight. My eyes were feeling groggy and she seemed kind of bossy. I was five, maybe four, it was the first airplane ride I can remember and really seems to be the time my life began for me, at least in this head. Remembering a whole lot of what had happened to me, my brother and sister, before age 5, was not really known to me until I was 16 years old. Until that time I never really was aware of the real tragic event I was involved with or maybe even a witness to. I will never really know. I do know that my life as Leroy Roger Wilsey was about to begin soon after landing.

The jolt of the landing felt curious. I was excited to be in a new place and looked forward to making new friends.

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Not sure what I am doing!

That’s right, I am not sure what I am doing with this website but you can follow along for a year and find out!

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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Tribal Administration

General Overview 

My experience with Hannahville Indian Community

 
Governmental and General Administration Experience
 
Hannahville Indian Community
Michigan Potawatomi Housing Authority (MPHA) 1990-2000
Executive Director 1990-2000
Three Fires Halfway House Committee Member 1990-94
Casino and Bingo Board Member 1991-96
Chairperson 1992-1996, Vice-Chairperson 1991-92
Housing Board Member 1991-92
Chairperson 1992
Director 1991-2000
School Board Member 1991-92
Health Board Member 1991-92
Child Welfare Board Member 1991-92
Committee for Reservation Economic Development 1991-93
Finance Committee Member 1993-95
Tribal Council Member 1993-2000, 2009-2014
Financing and Building Authority (FBA) 1997-Current
Chairperson 1997-Current
Tribal Member Advancement Committee (TMAC) 2014-15
Vice-Chairperson
Bark River Business Council
Tribal Representative 1990-91