Tuesday, February 21, 20127:30 p.m.Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center“Sovereignty: Form and Function”Deron MarquezInstructor, Tribal Administration Certificate ProgramClaremont Graduate UniversityFormer tribal chairman, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/deron-marquez/11/4a3/297Deron Marquez served as chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from 1999 through April 2006. In addition to leading the seven-member Business Committee, he was instrumental in designing and directing a progressive agenda of social, economic and governance development for the tribal government and community. Under his leadership, the Tribe has entered into successful business ventures with the goal of securing critical government revenues well into the future. The Tribe also enhanced its governance capabilities, instituted public services for tribal members and solidified intergovernmental relations at the local, state and national levels under his leadership. Marquez is a nationally-recognized speaker and lecturer on such issues as economic development, tribal governance and tribal sovereignty. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, a Masters degree in politics from Claremont Graduate University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in politics and public policy at Claremont Graduate University.
Scripps College Humanities Institute spring 2012 series - "'Continuing Invasion': Resistance, Resilience, and Re-invention among North American Indigenous Peoples"