Photo: Bethany Johnson, out-going Clerk swears in Marta Kettle,
newly elected in-coming Clerk.
CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS
Although our doors are open, entry into our office continues to be temporarily closed. Staff can assist at the doorway of both offices, Monday through Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, as well as the second Saturday of every month from 8am-12pm on both territories.
Cattaraugus Territory – (716) 532-4900 ext. 5000
Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office Staff:
Marta Kettle – Clerk
Geraldine Huff, Executive Assistant (Notary Public)
Kelly Mohawk – Deeds Recorder
Ashley Warrior – Executive Secretary
Leslie Cooke – Administrative Assistant (Notary Public)
Tammi Stafford – Administrative Assistant (Notary Public)
Lori Waterman – Administrative Assistant
Dana Maybee, Business Permit Officer
Allegany Territory – (716) 945-1790 ext. 3000
Allegany Clerk’s Office Staff:
Bethany Johnson, Deputy Clerk (Notary Public)
Sue Case, Enrollment Officer
Alana McClune, Enrollment Assistant (Notary Public)
Adrianne Cook – Executive Secretary
Kathleen “Yomie” Hill, Administrative Assistant
Ryan Mohr, Receptionist
The Buffalo Clerk’s Office is located at:
533 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716)845-6304 or (716)951-7555
PLEASE REMEMBER TO COMPLETE YOUR ANNUAL REGISTRATION. THE DECEMBER DEADLINE IS AROUND CORNER!
REMINDER: ALL NON-TERRITORY MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO MAIL-IN YOUR REGISTRATION THIS YEAR DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. (PER COUNCIL RESOLUTION S-06-29-20-02)
NATION I.D. CARDS
All offices (Cattaraugus, Allegany, & Buffalo) are now scheduling appointments for members who need to update their picture for their Nation ID cards.
You can mail completed forms along with a copy of your photo identification as proof of identify if you are unable to obtain a notary to: Seneca Nation of Indians, 90 Ohi:yo’ Way, Salamanca NY 14779.
All forms are available online at www.sni.org under Clerk’s Office documents.
RELEASE OF MINORS TRUST FUND
In order to begin receiving Minor Trust Fund disbursements. A member must be at least 18 years old and submit the following documentation:
• Application for Release of Minors Trust
• High School Diploma / GED
• Financial Literacy Certificate
If you need to obtain a Financial Literacy Certificate please contact the Seneca Nation Education Department for details.
DIRECT DEPOSIT OF ANNUITY AND/OR ELDERS PAYMENTS
If you would like to sign up for Direct Deposit of your Annuity and/or Elders Check, you will have to complete the form. The form is available on the web at www.sni.org under Documents/Clerk’s Office / Direct Deposit forms or at the Clerk’s Office.
• All direct deposit forms MUST have attached a voided check or deposit slip (start-up checks will NOT be accepted).
• Members must be at least 18 years old to sign up for Direct Deposit
• Minors are NOT eligible for Direct Deposit
If you receive direct deposit, it is your responsibility to keep your address updated with the Clerk’s Office.
A Burial fund has been designated to pay for funeral expenses up to $7000 for enrolled members. For additional details, please contact the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
Please remember to keep your address current with the Clerk’s Office. This includes changes with custody of minor children or legal guardians (Court orders).
Please stay healthy & safe. Nya:wëh for your patience and understanding during this time and please watch for updates as this may change unexpectedly. Any changes will be posted online.