Please be advised that the Council has approved to allow mail-in registrations for the remainder of this calendar year, this pertains to members who are current with their registrations.
Please be advised, beginning January 1, 2023:
- Every enrolled member must appear in person unless you appeared in person in 2022, to fulfill your annual registration requirement.
- New enrollments will be required to appear in person during the Monthly Regular Council Session in order to be approved.
If you should have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk’s Office at (716)-532-4900 or (716)-945-1790.
ALLEGANY RESIDENTS GARBAGE APPLICATION / TICKET DISTRIBUTION
The Allegany Clerk’s Office will continue to require ID and proof of utility in your name as we continue to update our records, we appreciate your patience as we complete this process. We are aware that some residents have been skipped over once or twice, please address all complaints and concerns so we can touch base with Casella to address the issue. All complaints and concerns can be addressed to Lexus McClune in the Allegany Clerks Office.
Thank You, Allegany Staff
If your department has an event you would like the Clerk’s Office to attend for registration purposes please reach out to Allegany Office: Lexus McClune @ 716-945-1790, ext. 3072 – Lexus.McClune@sni.org or Cattaraugus Office: Ashley Warrior @ 716-532-4900, ext. 5038 – Ashley.Warrior@sni.org
William Seneca Building – Cattaraugus Territory – (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 – Allegany Territory – (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
The Buffalo Office Staff & Location – (716) 845-6304 or (716) 951-7555
Buffalo 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
Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office 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. ANNUITY CLOTH HAS BEEN LIMITED TO ONE YARD PER PERSON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
SN IDENTIFICATION CARDS
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)
CLERK’S OFFICE FORMS
Completed forms must be notarized and can be mailed 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.
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).
- BURIAL FUND
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.
- 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 forms are available on the web at www.sni.org under Community Services/Clerk’s Office/Documents/Direct Deposit forms. You can also sign-up in-person 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. Mailings are done from time to time and those that have not updated their addresses do not get the latest information that is being sent out. Please help us help you.
- 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 (must be notarized)
• High School Diploma / GED
• Financial Literacy Certificate (http://seneca.cm3solutions.com)
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, email@example.com; Cattaraugus Territory – Seneca Nation Education Department (716) 532-3341, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Seneca Nation Clerk’s Office is seeking Individuals interested in Invocating/Opening with Gano:nyok for Council each month. Anyone interested for Allegany may contact Charisse Ground at Charisse.email@example.com, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at Leslie.firstname.lastname@example.org, 716-532-4900, ext. 5046.
SEEKING NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
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 Charisse.email@example.com, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at Leslie.firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Due to Covid-19, the in person requirement for enrollment has been temporarily suspended, therefore we are asking parents who recently have or will be having their child(ren) enrolled and wishes to have their child(s) pictures included in future editions of the SN Newsletter, please email a picture to: Kathleen.HIll@sni.org or Bjohnson@sni.org
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.