Governor and Tribal Leaders Social Services Council

Governor’s and Tribal Leaders Social Services Council (GTLSSC)

During the 2019 and 2020 Centennial Accord meetings, the Governor’s Office and tribal leaders supported the development of the Governor’s and Tribal Leaders Social Services Council (GTLSSC). The GTLSSC collaborates through the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs (GOIA) with tribes/UIOs and agencies that are involved with human services work. It functions as an oversight committee over all advisory committees involved with social services, health care, and justice issues.

GTLSSC Partners and Tribal Organizations who may be regularly invited include:  American Indian Community Center, American Indian Health Commission, Chief Seattle Club, National Indian Child Welfare Association, the NATIVE Project, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, the Reinvestment Committee of the Governor’s Indian Health Advisory Council, Seattle Indian Health Board, Small Tribes of Western Washington, South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency, Tribal Leaders Congress on Education, and United Indians of All Tribes Foundation.


GTLSSC Draft Charter

GTLSSC Social Services Subcommittee