Announcing Newly Elected President of the United Tribes of Michigan – NHBP Tribal Chairman Jamie Stuck
(Fulton, Mich.) – Jamie Stuck, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Chairman, has been elected President of the United Tribes of Michigan. Stuck began his two-year term of office at the adjournment of the October 2022 meeting, which took place at the Bay Mills Indian Community.
Stuck, of Scotts, Michigan, is a graduate of Central Michigan University. He was appointed as Tribal Chairperson in May 2016 but has been an elected official of the NHBP since 2006. He is NHBP's Education Committee Chair, Treasurer for the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board, Ex-Officio Board Member of Waséyabek
Development Company, LLC, and the Chairman of the Native American Heritage Fund. Stuck also previously served as the United Tribes of Michigan’s Vice President.
Stuck’s passion for leadership and change have earned him many local, state, and national awards. Michigan governors honored him with “Special Tributes” for exemplary leadership in 2010 and 2014. Global Business Magazine named him "Top 25 People to Watch in 2011" and Global Gaming Expo Emerging Leaders' "40 under 40" list in 2013.
The United Tribes of Michigan membership is open to all of Michigan’s 12 sovereign and federally recognized tribes. The organization provides a forum to address issues of common concern. It is committed to advancing, protecting, preserving and enhancing the mutual interests, treaty rights, sovereignty, and cultural way of life of the Michigan Tribes.
Executive Director for the United Tribes of Michigan Frank Ettawageshik congratulates Stuck, saying, “We are excited to have Stuck as our new President! He is very engaged on the local, state and national levels, and we look forward to working with him on issues affecting Indian Country.”
About The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi
NHBP is a federally recognized Tribal government located at the Pine Creek Indian Reservation near Athens, Michigan, with more than 1,600 enrolled Tribal Members. NHBP’s economic development entities include Vegas-style casino FireKeepers Casino Hotel and Waséyabek Development Company, LLC, which focuses on the pursuit of non-gaming economic diversification opportunities. For more information, visit www.nhbp-nsn.gov.