Intertribal Ceremonial Board
  • State of New Mexico Governor-appointed advisory body of experts organized to counsel the Intertribal Ceremonial Office (ICO)
  • Eight members, who must be New Mexico residents and the majority must be Native American. 
  • Membership includes the ICO Director (ex-officio), NMTD Cabinet Secretary or designee, and 6 members directly appointed by the Governor on a rotating term basis.
Mission
  • Advise, support and share strategic planning recommendations to the ICO
  • Preserve the time-honored Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial event which showcases the cultural diversity of Native American and Indigenous arts, culture, and heritage.
  • Elevate this treasured New Mexico event as a global destination experience.

​Board Members

Melissa Sanchez
Intertribal Ceremonial Office | Executive Director
Tribe:  Laguna Pueblo/Acoma Pueblo

Antoinette Vigil
New Mexico Tourism Department | Deputy Secretary
NMTD Cabinet Secretary Designee

Chad N. Hand | President
Escrow Officer
Tribe:  Diné

Everett Homer 
Manager | El Morro Theatre and Events Center - City of Gallup
Tribe: Pueblo of Zuni

Loren Miller
LAM Corporation | Principal in Charge Design Build Construction and Architectural Firm
Tribe:  Diné

Prudence V. Correa
Artist | Tourism
Tribe:  Acoma Pueblo

Rhonda Ray
Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services | Marketing Director/Govt. Affairs - Acting Director/Western Health Foundation 
II Crystal Visions | Marketing Consultant - Owner
Tribe: Navajo

Sabrina Garza | Vice President
Expo New Mexico - New Mexico State Fair | Events Director           


Meeting Schedule

Held quarterly on the 1st Tuesday

Feb 1, 2022 05:00 PM Mountain Time 
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May 10, 2022 05:00 PM Mountain Time 
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August 23, 2022 05:00 PM Mountain Time 
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Nov 1, 2022 05:00 PM Mountain Time 
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Meeting Minutes Archives
2021

03/17/21
04/06/21
04/20/21
05/04/21
06/01/21
07/06/21
08/03/21
09/07/21
10/05/21
11/02/21
12/07/21

2022

02/01/22

05/10/22