The Smith River Rancheria is led by a Tribal Council – comprised of seven tribal members who have been elected by the general membership. Tribal Council members are: Kara Brundin-Miller, Chairperson; Loren Bommelyn, Vice-Chairperson; Denise Padgette, Secretary; Joel Bravo, Treasurer; Marian Lopez, Lenora Hall, Joseph Giovannette, Council members.
Kara Miller – Chairperson
Denise Padgette – Vice Chairperson
Loren Bommelyn – Secretary
Joel Bravo – Treasurer
Lenora Hall – Member
Dr. Joseph Giovannetti – Member
Marian Lopez – Member
All tribal members are encouraged to participate in the governing process by attending the Tribe’s General Council meetings held the second and fourth Tuesday evening of each month beginning at 6:00 pm at the Howonquet Hall Community Center.