Today, eight members of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation will take the oath of office for the Palen-Cenvopohkaken (18th) Session of the National Council.
The swearing in is a special session called by current Speaker, Samuel S. Alexander.
All eight members have been certified by the records of the MCN Election Board and are as follows:
Creek District: Seat A – David Hill; Seat B – Dode Barnett
McIntosh District: Seat A – Darrell Proctor; Seat B – Adam Jones III
Muskogee District: Seat A – Pete Beaver; Seat B – Joyce C. Deere
Okfuskee District: Seat A – Franklin Coachman; Seat B – Mitch Jack
Okmulgee District: Seat A – David Nichols; Seat B – James Jennings
Tukvpvtce District: Seat A – Shirlene Ade; Seat B – Thomas Yahola
Tulsa District: Seat A – Robert Hufft; Seat B – Lucian Tiger III
Wagoner/Rogers/Mayes District: Seat A – Johnnie Greene; Seat B – Mark Randolph
Each council representative will serve four-year terms and National Council sessions are two years. Following the swearing the council will elect officers, who will be sworn in January 25 at the quarterly session.