Tribal Tax Reform Summit

Date: Jun 4, 2013 - Jun 5, 2013

Where: Arlington, VA

About the Event:

Tribal Tax Reform Summit
Hosted by
National Indian Gaming Association
and the Lummi Nation
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Crystal City Marriott
Arlington, VA
8:30 a.m.                     Continental Breakfast Provided
9:00 a.m.                     Welcoming Remarks
– NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr.,
9:30 a.m.                     Legal History of Tribal Tax Immunities
– Rob Porter, Dentons
10:00 a.m.                   Treating Tribes Like Governments, Not Private Entities
– Danny Tucker, Chairman Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
– Henry Cagey, Councilman Lummi Nation/ATNI Tax Committee Chair
–United Southern and Eastern Tribes Representative
– Mark Van Norman, MCVN Consulting
11:15 a.m.                   Break
11:30 a.m.                   Promoting Job Creation in Indian Country
– Rick Hill, Tribal Financial Advisors
– Tom Rogers, Carlyle Consulting
– Rob Porter, Dentons
12:30 p.m.                   Lunch – Lunch to be provided.
12:45 p.m.                   Tax Initiatives for Indian Tribes
– President Fawn Sharp, Quinault Indian Nation
– John Harte, Mapetsi
– Aurene Martin, Spirit Rock Consulting
2:00 p.m.                     Tribal Leaders Discussion: Priorities and Strategies for Tax Reform  
Moderator – Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr.
5:00 PM                      Tribal Leaders Reception
– NIGA Office, 224 Second Street SE, Washington, D.C
Tax Briefing with Members of Congress
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Times and participants are still being finalized!