Upcoming Events announces and lists key national and regional tribal government meetings where our OTGR tribal government relations specialists will be conducting workshops and presentations. Also listed will be important national and regional VA conferences and events as well as other important activities or sessions focused on the needs and concerns of Veterans in Indian Country.
August 27-28, 2014
Choctaw Nation Resort Hotel and Conference Center, Durant, OK
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Albuquerque, NM
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is holding a tribal consultation on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 1:00-2:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, NM.
The consultation topic is the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between VA and the Indian Health Service, and how the MOU has affected care for Veterans.
Representatives of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Rural Health, VHA Chief Business Office, and Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs/Office of Tribal Government Relations will be present to seek input from tribal leaders on questions for tribal consultation.
This VA tribal consultation is held in conjunction with the National Indian Health Board's Annual Consumer Conference. Registration for the consultation is not required, but if you wish to register, please submit your name, title, tribe or organization, phone, and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written comments are also welcomed. Please download the DTLL for information on how they may be submitted. Written comments are due no later than October 8, 2014.
We look forward to your participation in the upcoming tribal consultation.
September 18-19, 2014
Lucky 7 Casino/Hotel, Smith River, CA
September 22-24, 2014
Isleta Resort & Casino, Pueblo of Isleta