Unofficial Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians candidates as of Tuesday, March 12

by Mar 13, 2019Uncategorized

Following is a list of unofficial candidates for offices of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, per the Cherokee Election Board, pending background checks and certifications.  


Principal Chief

Teresa McCoy

Richie Sneed

Carroll “Peanut” Crowe

Phillip Ellington

Gary R. Ledford


Vice Chief

Alan “B” Ensley

Frank “Pete” Taylor

Ben Parker


Big Cove Tribal Council

Fred Penick

Richard French

Renee Long Cole

Perry Shell


Yellowhill Tribal Council

Tom Wahnetah

Rose Shell-Maney

David Wolfe


Cherokee Co./Snowbird Tribal Council

Adam Wachacha

Janell Rattler

Bucky Brown


Birdtown Tribal Council

Albert Rose

Boyd Owle

Ashley Sessions


Big Y/Wolftown Tribal Council

Bo Crowe

Bill Taylor

Tony Cabe

Jess “Fonzie” Sneed

Jeremy Wilson

Paula “Cricket” Brown Wojtkowski

Sam “Frell” Reed

Chelsea Saunooke


Painttown Tribal Council

Tommye Saunooke

Dike Sneed

Lisa Taylor

Cherie Bird Rose


Big Y School Board 

Sharon E. Bradley

Tara Reed-Cooper


Painttown School Board 

Regina Ledford Rosario


Yellowhill School Board

Jennifer Thompson