Monday, May 11, 2020

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Elects Kenneth Ramirez as Chairman

 Kenneth Ramirez, newly elected Chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, and other Business Committee members, were sworn in today by San Manuel Chief Justice Claudette C. White as the new tribal leaders began their terms .

San Manuel Elects Ken Ramirez as Chairman
Ken Ramirez

Ramirez was elected Chairman after having served five terms as Tribal Secretary. He serves on the San Manuel Education Committee and actively promotes access to healthcare and education for all through his work with Loma Linda University Health and other nonprofit partners in the Inland Empire region. He also leads the operating committee for First Nations Experience (FNX), the nation’s first Native American and World Indigenous Peoples television channel.

“I am deeply humbled and honored by this opportunity to serve as Chairman and give my commitment to serve diligently to enhance the rights, opportunities and expectations for all San Manuel Tribal Citizens, our families, and our community,” said Chairman Ramirez. “We have the privilege of extending a positive presence throughout the region with the benefits of the Tribe’s economic impacts, our intergovernmental partnerships, and our strategic philanthropy. These are all made possible because we heed the call to Yawa’, and act on our beliefs.”

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