Gabriel S. Galanda, Program Co-Chair, is a partner and co-founder of Galanda Broadman PLLC. His practice focuses on complex, multi-party litigation and crisis management, and representing tribal governments and businesses.
Frank L. Miller, Program Co-Chair, managing partner of Miller Malone & Tellefson PS, has spent the last 25 years in the gaming industry. He served with the Washington State Gambling Commission for 15 years and was its Director from 1990-97.
Hon. W. Ron Allen, Chairman of the Washington Indian Gaming Association since 2003, has also been Chairman/CEO of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe since 1977.
Bree R. Black Horse is an attorney with Galanda Broadman PLLC. Her practice focuses on federal court and tribal court litigation involving tribal governments, enterprises and businesses.
Steve M. Bodmer serves as General Counsel for the Pechanga Tribal Government in Temecula, California. He specializes in federal Indian law, gaming law, and tribal economic development.
Anthony S. Broadman, a founding partner of Galanda Broadman PLLC, focuses on representing tribal governments in public affairs, taxation, and economic development matters.
Joshua Clause is principal of Clause Law PLLC in Washington, DC. Prior to founding Clause Law in 2018, he was a partner with Sixkiller Consulting LLC.
Brian Considine is Legal and Legislative Manager with the Washington State Gambling Commission. He manages the Gambling Commission’s legislative, legal, rule-making, and records programs within the agency.
Hon. Virginia Cross, Chairperson, has served the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and greater community for more than three decades. She has been elected to many terms on the Muckleshoot Tribal Council, serving as Tribal Council Chair and as leader of many important Tribal Council Committees. Her vision and leadership have played an important role in the great progress the Muckleshoot Tribe has made in recent decades.
Esther Dittler is senior attorney with the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Will Green is Senior Director of Research with the American Gaming Association in Washington, DC, where he helps steward the AGA’s research initiatives.
David Hawkins is General Counsel for the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe. Over the past 16 plus years he has represented the Tribe in a wide spectrum including, treaty rights, Tribal sovereignty, gaming, commercial real estate, governmental operations and programs. His previous experience included construction, and real estate development.
Rebecca Kaldor, Executive Director with the Washington Indian Gaming Association, works on state and federal policy issues affecting tribal governments.
Kate C. Lowenhar-Fisher, a member of Dickinson Wright PLLC in Las Vegas, is the firm’s Gaming & Hospitality Practice Group Chair.
John A. Maier, a founding partner of Maier Pfeffer Kim Geary & Cohen LLP in Oakland, California, serves as general and special counsel to Native American tribes.
David A. Malone, a partner with Miller Malone & Tellefson PS, joined the firm in 1999. He focuses primarily on gaming, liquor and marijuana matters before the Washington State Gambling Commission, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, and tribal gaming agencies.
Mark D. Phillips is the Portland Region Director for the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Judith A. Shapiro, a partner with the Law Office of Judith A. Shapiro in Washington, DC, has particular expertise in tribal gaming, including management, development, and financing agreements.
Rahul Sood is a Co-Founder and a CEO of Unikrn, an e-sports startup. Prior to Unikrn, he created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft. In June 2013, he launched Microsoft Ventures.
Christopher T. Stearns is a Commissioner with the Washington State Gambling Commission and its past Chairman. He is also Of Counsel with Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP.
Hon. Jeromy Sullivan, Chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe since 2010, focuses on natural resource issues for the Tribe, as well as economic development.
Deborah Thundercloud, Chief of Staff with the National Indian Gaming Association in Washington, DC, previously served as General Manager of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin.
David Trujillo, CPA, CGMA, Executive Director of the Washington State Gambling Commission, joined the WSGC in 1992 and has served as its Executive Director since 2013.
Jennifer H. Weddle is a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig LLP in Denver, Colorado. She serves as Co-Chair of the firm's American Indian Law Practice.
Scott Wheat is the founder and owner of Wheat Law Offices. He has served tribal governments in various capacities, including as general counsel, in-house associate counsel, and special gaming counsel.