Tribal Council

Governing for the Future

Our tribal government determines the direction that allows our people to prosper. The Tribal Council oversees all issues related to economic development, culture, community giving and the health and well-being of our people. Our goal is to put in place programs that allow us to secure our future for generations to come.

Tribal Chairman

Anthony Roberts is Tribal Chairman of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. Elected Chairman in January 2018, he has served on the Tribal Council since 2000 and as Treasurer since 2006.

Tribal Secretary

In January 2021, James Kinter was elected to his fourth term as Tribal Secretary of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. He has served on the Tribal Council since 2009. Additionally, he sits on the board of directors for Cache Creek Casino Resort, serving as Board Treasurer for Yolo County’s largest, private employer since 2015.

Tribal Treasurer

Leland Kinter began serving as Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Tribal Treasurer in May 2022. He served as Tribal Chairman from 2015 to 2018 and has more than two decades of leadership experience with the Tribe.

Tribal Council Member

Diamond Lomeli is serving her second term as Council Member of the Tribal Council, the elected governing body of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. A lifelong resident of Yolo County, she was elected to the Council by the Tribe’s adult citizens in January 2021.

Tribal Council Member

Yvonne Perkins is serving her first term as a Tribal Council Member of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. She was first elected to the Tribal Council in March 2021.