Cherokee Beloved Women Committee seeking noms for members

by Oct 25, 2018General Announcements


The Cherokee Beloved Women Committee is seeking nominations for committee members.  Nominations will be accepted now until Wednesday, Nov. 21 with the term of service being Dec. 1, 2018 to Nov. 30, 2020.  The Beloved Women Committee is leading the effort to define the contemporary qualifications, commitments, and stipulations of the “Beloved” honor.  It will be responsible for the development of and oversee the nomination process and events for the Beloved title.

Candidates for the Committee must demonstrate leadership abilities, a record of committee or other volunteer service, a strong interest in preserving and revitalizing Cherokee culture, effective communication skills, and reliability in following through on commitments and meeting deadlines.

To nominate someone for the Committee, submit a letter of nomination including the nominee’s resume to the EBCI Office of the Principal Chief, ATTN: Kimberly Smith or via email at:  Prior to submission, please discuss your nomination with the candidate to determine interest and willingness to serve as a member of the Beloved Women Committee.

Once a nomination is submitted, a seated committee member will follow up with the nominee to confirm interest.  All completed nominations received prior to the deadline with confirmed interest will be reviewed for selection.  The seated committee members must select two nominees, one female and one male.  Announcement of selection will take place the last week of November.

Info: Kim Smith 788-7183 or

– Cherokee Beloved Women Committee