Northern Ponca Housing Authority Board Vacancy

A vacancy will exist in January 2021 on the NPHA Board of Commissioners for District 1 (JoAn Ehlers Schlotman’s position) to complete the unexpired term. The term will expire on 5/31/21. District 1 represents Boyd Knox, and Holt Counties of Nebraska, Charles Mix County of South Dakota and Woodbury County in Iowa.

Commissioners receive a $250 stipend per meeting as well as mileage reimbursement and per diem. A meeting is held 1 day per month and four months of the year a 2 day meeting is held.

To be qualified to be appointed a Commissioner, a person shall:

  • Be at least the age of twenty-five (25) years.
  • Not have pled guilty or no contest or been convicted or any felony, any sex-related .offense, or any civil or criminal offense involving dishonesty or fraudulent representation to any persons.
  • Unless the Commissioner is an at large Commissioner, physically reside in the geographic district which the Commissioner would represent.
  • Not be a member of the Tribal Council or an employee, or contractor of the Authority.
  • Not have an immediate family member currently serving as a Commissioner. (Immediate family is defined as mother, father, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, spouse, domestic partner, or individuals residing in the same household, including half, step and in-law relations).

Please mail your letter of interest with a resume or brief background on why you would be a good candidate for the Board of Commissioners to the Ponca Tribal Council, P.O. Box 288, Niobrara, NE 68760 or via email to Beth Barger If you need more detailed information please contact Joel Nathan, Executive Director of the Northern Ponca Housing Authority at 402-379-8224. A background check will be conducted and interviews held for this position. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2020.