|Leadership (updated February 2017)||Contact Information|
|Terry Rambler, Chairman||Address: PO Box "o"|
|Tao Etpison, Vice Chairman||San Carlos, AZ 85550|
|Bernadette Goode, Seven Mile District Council Member||Phone: 928-475-2361|
|Mitchell Hoffman, Seven Mile District Council Member||Website: http://itcaonline.com/?page_id=1177|
|Fred Ferreira, Peridot District Council Member|
|Wendsler Nosie Sr., Peridot District Council Member|
|Tao Etpison, Gilson Wash District Council Member|
|Simon Hooke, Gilson Wash District Council Member|
|Hugh Moses Jr., Bylas District Council Member|
|Jonathan Kitcheyan, Bylas District Council Member|
|Alicia Cadmus, Bylas District Council Member|
|GOVERNANCE: The San Carlos Apache Tribe is governed by a Chairman, Vice Chairman, and nine council members representing four districts. Council members serve staggered four-year terms, and meet on the first Tuesday of each month. The San Carlos Apache Tribe is in Congressional District 1; Legislative District 7.|
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COMMUNITY PROFILE: The traditional lands of the Apache Ndeh (The People) extended from Texas through New Mexico and Arizona into Mexico and California. Over time, the many bands of Apache were forcibly relocated to reservations. The San Carlos Apache Reservation was established in 1871. According to the 2010 Census, approximately 10,068 individuals live on the San Carlos Apache Reservation--1.8 million acres spanning three counties in eastern Arizona.
San Carlos Apache are known for their peridot jewelry and Apache basketry. Peridot is the birthstone for August and San Carlos is home to the world's largest deposit of the crystal.
More than one-third (37.3 percent) of the Tribe speak a language other than English.* Roughly 38 percent of all members are under 18 years of age, and the median age for the tribe is 23.9, compared to 35.9 for the state of Arizona. The San Carlos Apache Tribe has a poverty rate of 40 percent, which is significantly higher than Arizona's 15 percent poverty rate.
The Tribe operates Apache Gold Casino, a golf course, a commercial sawmill, a 500-acre farm, and cattle ranching operations.