MASHPEE, MA – David Greendeer has been appointed the new Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Administrator. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council appointed David Greendeer, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, as the Head of Tribal Operations unanimously in December.
“I would like to thank the Mashpee tribal leadership and membership for allowing me this opportunity to assist the tribe as it continues to rebuild and prosper,” said Greendeer. “I would also like to thank everyone who welcomed my father and me into the community. As a young child, the community supported me and looked out for my well-being. I will do my best to assist the tribe and help to rebuild its foundation for the future of the Wampanoag Nation.”
“David has an impressive record of building successful programs and economic enterprises across Indian Country,” said Tribal Council Chairman Brian Weeden. “It’s an area that our Tribal Council wanted our next Tribal Administrator to be comfortable with, and we now have that with David.”
Before accepting the position as Tribal Administrator, Greendeer served as the Vice President of Twelve Clans Incorporated (Section 17 of Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin) and Executive Director of Business for the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin. He also served as a legislator for the Ho-Chunk Nation and the Executive Administrative Officer for the Ho-Chunk Nation Office of the President. Greendeer also serves as Vice President of Sovereign Nation Development for Uphealth Incorporated, a publicly traded company.
Greendeer lives in Mashpee with his wife Danielle and five children.