News From The Clerk’s Office

The Clerk’s Office continues to monitor the current pandemic & practice safety measures that protect the Clerk’s Office staff and Community as a whole, please watch for changes. Nya:wëh.

• The Clerk’s Office will be working in conjunction with AOA for the upcoming Elder Resource Fair on June 21, 2022 from 11-2 to be held at the Cattaraugus Fire Hall. We will have Clerks Office forms available and annuity cloth available for distribution. Please stop by to get your In-Person Registration completed.

• The Clerk’s Office will be set up the weekend of the Pow-Wow, July 15-17 for anyone who needs to complete their In-Person Registration.

Hours: Friday, July 15; 4-8 p.m.
Saturday, July 16; 10-7 p.m.
Sunday, July 17; 10-5 p.m.

If your department has an event you would like the Clerks Office to attend, please reach out to the Allegany Office: Lexus McClune | Phone: 716-945-1790, ext. 3072 | Email: or the Cattaraugus Office: Ashley Warrior | Phone: 716-532-4900, ext. 5038 | Email:


Both the Allegany and Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office have re-opened our doors with safety protocols in place.

Our hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. We encourage members to bring their own pen if needed, as a safety precaution.

Please have your SNI Enrollment # ready when you are visiting or calling the Clerk’s Office.

We are happy to announce the Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office are now accepting Credit/Debit Cards as a form of payment for ID’s, utility bills, business & fishing licenses, etc.

Annuity Cloth will be available for pick up anytime in both Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Offices.

William Seneca Building – Cattaraugus Territory | Phone: (716) 532-4900
Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office Staff

Marta Kettle – Clerk
Geraldine Huff, Executive Assistant (Notary Public)
Kelly Mohawk, Deeds Recorder
Leslie Cooke, Executive Secretary (Notary Public)
Tammi Stafford, Administrative Assistant (Notary Public)
Ashley Warrior, Administrative Assistant
Lori Waterman, Administrative Assistant
Dana Maybee, Business Permit Officer
Kayla Huff, Business Compliance Officer
Sarena Seneca, Receptionist

Seneca Allegany Administration Building (SAAB) – Allegany Territory | Phone: (716) 945-1790
Allegany Clerk’s Office Staff

Bethany Johnson, Deputy Clerk (Notary Public)
Charisse Ground, Executive Secretary
Sue Case, Enrollment Officer
Kathleen “Yomie” Hill, Enrollment Assistant
Lexus McClune, Administrative Assistant
Amos Vogle, Administrative Assistant
Elizabeth John, Receptionist

The Buffalo Office Staff & Location | Phone: (716) 845-6304 or (716) 951-7555
uffalo Office works in Conjunction with the Clerk’s Office

Ramona Marion – Director
Stephanie Maybee – Administrative Assistant
Judson Logan – Tutor

Located at: 533 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

The Seneca Nation will be utilizing the virtual online platform “GoToMeeting” for the Council Sessions for enrolled members to have safe access to each Council meeting.

To participate, enrolled members will need access to a computer, tablet or smartphone as well as a valid email address to sign up. To request access, please send an email to:

Your email must include the following information:

“I would like to register to participate for the Council Date. My information is as follows:

Upon enrollment verification, a reply e-mail will be sent to you that includes a registration link for the meeting. Please follow the instructions and fill in all requested information when requesting online. Once registered, another email will be sent with a link to the online Council Session, which will go live at the scheduled meeting date and time.

In order to update your photo on your Seneca Nation Identification Card, you must appear in person. All cards issued must have a current photo upon issuance.
• $7.00 per card
• $3.50 per card for Elders (60 yrs. of age or older)

Completed forms can be mailed 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 under Clerk’s Office documents.

    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).
    A Burial fund has been designated to pay for funeral expenses up to $7,000 for enrolled members. For additional details, please contact the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
    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 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.

    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. Contact Info: Allegany Territory – Seneca Nation Education Department (716) 945-1790,; Cattaraugus Territory – Seneca Nation Education Department (716) 532-3341,

The Seneca Nation Clerks Office is seeking Individuals interested in Invocating/Opening with Gano:nyok for Council each month. Anyone interested for Allegany may contact Charisse Ground at, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at, 716-532-4900, ext. 5038.

The Seneca Nation Clerk’s Office is seeking Non-Profit Organizations to serve refreshments and or dinner during Council each month. Any Organization interested for Allegany may contact Charisse Ground at, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at, 716-532-4900, ext. 5046 to request a form. Forms are also available at the Clerk’s Office. Any questions or can be directed to Charisse Ground or Leslie Cooke.

We would like to say 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.

Public Notice: SNIEDC Board of Directors Vacancy

Deadline to apply: June 30, 2022

If interested, please mail your letter of intent and resume/qualifications to:

Seneca Nation of Indians Clerk’s Office
Attention: Marta Kettle, Clerk
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081

OR email to:

For more information, refer to official notice below: