CATTARAUGUS/ ALLEGANY TERRITORIES The Seneca Party will hold its election of candidates caucus this coming Monday on both the Cattaraugus and Allegany Territories. Polling locations are at the Cattaraugus Territory Fire Department, 1520 Route 438, Irving and the Allegany Territory Fire Department 8184 E Loop Road, Salamanca. Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
In addition to caucus elections for president, treasurer and clerk, 26 candidates are currently running for eight open tribal councillor seats, four from the Cattaraugus and four from the Allegany Territories. The Nation's general election will be held on November 6.
President: Barry E. Snyder, Sr, Kevin Seneca, Todd Gates
Treasurer: Rodney Pierce
Clerk: Lenith K. Waterman, Robert Bobby Jones, Keely Kennedy
Cattaraugus Tribal Councillor: Cheryl Curry, Debra John, Ed Schindler, Irene Wheeler, James "JJ" White, Julie Carry Moccasin, Karen Karsten, Linda "Soupy" Doxtator, Michael Purr Jimerson, Jr., Nancy Scott, Rick Jemison, Robert John, Shelley Huff, Sue Abrams, Victor A. Redeye.
Cattaraugus Chief Marshal: Keith White, Sr., Andrew "Sandy" Keyes
Police Marshals: Darby Leroy, Diana Maybee, Lance Cooper, Sonya Young, William Huff, Jr.
Highway Commissioner: Elmer Logan
Assessors: David Pierce, Stanley "Butch" Jimerson, Terry L. Nephew
Poormaster: Llona Leroy
Allegany Tribal Councillor: Arlene Bova, Don John, Evelyn George Shongo, Joe John, John Redeye, Kevin Printup, Mike "Spike" John, Mike Williams, Morse Abrams, Robert "Chub" Pierce, Sue John Blacksnake
Chief Marshal: Brandon Redeye, Greg Miller, Kara John
Police Marshals: Clifford "CJ" Pierce, Dan Redeye, David K. Isaacs, Sr., Kerri Taylor, Randy White
Highway Commissioner: Jason John
Assessors: Lawrence Sunderlin, Sr., Ronald "RK" Kenjockety, Sally Huff
Poormaster: Danielle Redeye, Rae Lynn George
In March 2012, the Seneca people elected new officers for the Original Seneca Party Cattaraugus Territory including Chairman Scott Snyder, Vice Chairman Ross John, Sr., Treasurer Trudy Jackson and Secretary Susanne Sanford. Rosemary Patterson was recently elected chair for the Allegany Territory.