Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California  Washoe Seal

Washoe Tribal Gaming Commission

Announcement:  Open Commission Seat

Date posted:  6/19/17

The Washoe Tribal Gaming Commission is currently seeking letters of interest to fill a Commissioner at large seat on the WTGC.  This recruitment will close on Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.

Role of the WTGC:

The WTGC is the Tribe’s regulatory body that will enforce applicable tribal, state and federal laws as related to gaming, including but not limited to, the requirements of the Tribal – State Gaming Compact with the State of Nevada, Title 21 and Title 37 of the Washoe Law & Order Code, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and the Minimum Internal Controls Standards adopted by the WTGC and the National Indian Gaming Commission. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Commissioner-At-Large shall act as the Secretary in his or her absence and must perform such other duties as are properly designated by the WTGC’s Chairperson.

Qualifications Set forth in Title 21:

  • At least a majority of the Commissioners shall be Washoe Tribal members, Members of the Council may serve as Commissioners of the WTGC.
  • At least one Commissioner must be selected with special reference to training and experience in the fields of investigation, or law. At least one Commissioner shall be chosen with special reference to training and experience in the fields of accounting, finance, economics, or commercial Gaming.  At least one Commissioner shall be chosen with special reference to training or experience in public or business administration. 
  • No Person may be appointed to the WTGC unless the Tribal Council is satisfied that the Person has no interest in any private Gaming activity on the Washoe Reservation or any activity which may have interests in conflict with the lawful and effective regulation of gaming operations on the Washoe Reservation.
  • When chosen, selected person must submit to and be able to pass a background check to the same level as that required of employees as set forth in Title 21-70-20.

Appointment Term:

The appointment to the WTGC is the balance of a three year term, ending in November, 2017.  A reappointment may be possible for the new three year term starting in November.  Appointments are made by the Washoe Tribal Council.

Appointment Process:

  • The WTGC will review the submissions, possibly hold interviews, and then will submit recommendations(s) to the Tribal Council. 
  • Tribal Council makes a final selection at a Tribal Council meeting and officially appoints the individual by resolution. 

Letter of Interest Submission:

Please submit a letter of interest describing why you should be selected and a resume.


Submit all documents to:

Washoe Tribe of NV and CA


Washoe Tribal Gaming Commission

919 Hwy 395 South

Gardnerville, NV 89410

Fax:  (775) 265-6240

Any Questions Contact:

Greg T. Weyland

Director/Regulatory Liaison

Washoe Tribal Gaming Commission

(775) 265-8600 ext. 10500

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A number of housing programs are available to assist off reservation tribal members.  The brochure attached here describes them in more detail.


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