The Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe of North Carolina is led by a Tribal Council; comprised of eleven tribal members who have been elected by their peers. Members of the Tribal Council, as well as members of its committees, contribute a significant amount of their personal time and energy to look after the well being of the Haliwa-Saponi Community at Home and abroad.
Dr. Brucie O. Richardson
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Rev. Michael Richardson
I am Michael Richardson, the son of the late Robert & Clarine Richardson. I was born and raised in Warren County, N. C. I am married to Velma Rene Richardson and together we have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. I graduated from John Graham High School in the year 1973. I am the Pastor of the Bunn Chapel Baptist Church. I have 21yrs of Pastoral experience. My hobbies include: carpentry, reading and volunteerism. Aside from this, I am a member of the Board of Directors for the Warren County Department of Social Services (WC DSS), I have over 30 years of Carpentry and Construction Superintendent experience. My Life Principle is "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"
I am Earl Evans, the son of Douglas and Dorothy Evan. I was born and raised in the Haliwa-Saponi Community. I have over 20 years of formal involvement in issues impacting American Indian Tribal Governments, including government relations, development and fundraising. In addition, I have helped found several local Native youth organizations, two national organizations, the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School and I have assisted with economic development projects across the country. I have also assisted with matters including , but not limited to, federal regulations impacting Indian set aside programs, contracts, economic development, cultural and historic property\NAGPRA issues, and trust reform. In my spare time, I focus on enjoying time with my children and family.
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I am Ladonna Evete Evans Richardson, the daughter of Stanley C. Evans and Dorothy M. Lynch. I was born and raised in Hollister, North Carolina. I have 2 children. I graduated from Northwest-Halifax High School in the year 1994. then later went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I work as a Dental Hygienst at Dr's Hoffman & Arthur. My hobbies include reading, painting, and writing. I am passionate about missions and I work with the children's missionary group at my chruch Mt. Bethel. I love working with kids and enjoy visiting them in the classroom. I volunteer for career days, health fairs and classroom visit teaching kids about dental health. I have been a dental hygenist for 17 years in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina . I love my work and enjoy helping others.
Joseph Reginald Lynch, Sr.
I am Joseph Reginald Lynch, Sr., better known as "Reggie". My parents are Rufus Lynch & Sarah Richardson. I was born in Greensboro, N.C.and raised in Hollister, N.C. I am married to Stefanie Lynch and we have 5 children. I graduated from Northwest Halifax High School in the year 1988 then later joined the United States Air Force, then later attended Nash Community College. I work as the Owner of Indigenous Crafts. My hobbies include Genealogy, restoring my Camero (1967) and fishing. What I enjoy the most is spending time with my family by taking every possible opportunity to teach my kids something new about out culture. There's nothing better being at a Pow-wow watching my kids dance, being around the drum and my people filling up on fry bread, and seeing all the beautiful regalia, it's indescribable!!
I am Donzell Mills, the son of Joe and Isabella Mills. I was born and raised in Hollister, N.C. I am married to Deanna Mills and we have 3 children. I graduated from Aurelian Springs in the year 1968 then later enlisted in the Army. I am retired. My hobbies include: cooking, socializing, occasional powwows and taking care of my family.
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Rev. John Lee
I am Rev. John Rogers Lee, the son of Tempie Lee and the late Eugene Lee. I was born and raised in Hollister, North Carolina. I am divorced & I have two children. I graduated from Nash Tech in the year 1972 where I obtained my GED. Then I received my certificate in Transportation Maintenance. I worked as an Engineer at CSX Railroad where I worked as a Railroad Engineer for sixteen years and now I am disabled and retired. I have been in the Ministry since 1982 and Pastoring at St. Gideon Baptist Church for 26 years now. My hobbies include wood working and attending Church.