Penobscot Indian Nation
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PENOBSCOT INDIAN NATION
12 WABANAKI WAY,
INDIAN ISLAND, ME 04468
TELEPHONE: (207) 827-7776
TELEFAX (207) 817-7482
The Penobscot Nationís Tribal Administration is comprised of six (6) administrative departments. The primary function of these departments is to provide administrative support for the delivery of program services. Following is a listing of the Penobscot Nationís administrative departments:
The Finance Department's primary responsibilities include all aspects of financial management including planning, control, reporting, accounting, and data processing. The Finance Department financial operations include the coordination of all activities relating to payroll, accounts payable, general ledger maintenance, cash flow analysis, internal and external financial reporting, planning and coordinating annual audits. The Finance Department also comprises Information Systems which plans and implements all aspects of computing and telephony including application development, hardware, software, and networking.
Departmental Director -Dan Nelson, Ext. 7317
Grants & Contracts
The Grants/Contracts primary responsibilities include the development and maintenance of centralized contract/grant files, providing assistance to departmental directors in the overall management of their programs, processing grant/contract awards/modifications, acting as tribal liaison for tribal, state, and federal funding agencies, and conducting financial and programmatic compliance activities for all state, federal, and tribal programs. Additionally, the Grants/Contracts Department is responsible for the preparation of the Annual Indirect Cost and General Fund Operating Budgets.
Departmental Director-Brenda Fields, Ext.7352
The Personnel Departmentís primary responsibilities include formulating policies relating to the personnel administration of the Penobscot Nation including employee recruitment, selection, training, development, retention, promotion, compensation, benefits, labor relations, and occupational safety.
Human Resources Specialist - Erika Honey, Ext 7306
The Maintenance Departmentís primary responsibilities include the management, custodial, and maintenance activities of tribal buildings, equipment, and property. Maintenance Departmental activities include planning, assigning, and monitoring day to day custodial activities, procurement and maintenance of custodial supplies and equipment, maintaining all electrical, plumbing, and heating systems, snow removal, landscaping, and planning and estimating costs of proposed rehabilitation projects
Departmental Director Ė David Pardilla, Ext. 7320
The Legal Departmentís primary function is to review questions that require legal and administrative definition or interpretation in contracting, making agreements and other documents regarding laws applying to inter and intra relations with private and public entities as well as clarification of in-house issues for the Chief Executive Officer, Council, Tribal Departments or staff.
Legal Analyst Ė Mark Chavaree, Ext. 7324
Department of Natural Resources
The Departmentís primary function is to protect and preserve the lands and waters of the penawahpskewi. Professionally staffed Water Quality, Fisheries, GIS, and Air Programs work to protect and preserve the health of our people as well. DNR works with National, Regional, State, and Local agencies to meet its objectives.
DNR Director - John Banks, Ext. 7330