Colville Tribes choose Jim Boyd as leader for business council

Jim Boyd, the new chairman of the Colville Tribes. Photo from Colville Tribes

The Colville Tribes of Washington have a new leader.

Jim Boyd was elected chairman of the business council on Thursday. He previously served as vice chair.

"I'm very honored," Boyd said yesterday, The Omak Chronicle reported.

Boyd succeeds Michael Finley, who was eliminated in a primary election. Finley was elected vice president of the National Congress of American Indians last year.

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Boyd elected Colville tribal chairman (The Omak Chronicle 7/11)
Three newcomers elected to tribal council (The Grand Coulee Star 6/25)
Finley appointed Eastern trustee (The Omak Chronicle 6/18)

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