Secretary of State Kate Brown Meets with Tribal Leaders, Tours New Forest Service Building

May 2012, CUJ


Bill Tovey, director of the CTUIR Department of Economic and Community Development, discusses with Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to relocate their Umatilla National Forest headquarters from Pendleton to the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Below, Brown is accompanied by Debra Croswell, CTUIR Deputy Executive Director, and Tovey, on the FS building tour. Brown also met with tribal leaders that morning to discuss state elections, Oregon Blue Book, archives and other responsibilities under the Secretary of State’s office.

This story and photos originally appeared in the CUJ. The Confederated Umatilla Journal is the monthly newspaper of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Pendleton, Oregon.