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Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri - In Kansas and Nebraska Website

Kaw Nation Website

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Mark Dodd, Executive Director/Tribal Liaison

Photo of Mark DoddMark Dodd received his J.D. in 2006 from KU Law with a certificate in Indian Law and Environmental Law. Upon graduation Mr. Dodd was an associate at Hines & Ahlquist in Erie, Kansas where he had a general law practice. In 2009 Mr. Dodd was hired as General Counsel/Tribal Attorney for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas where he worked until 2011 when he started his own firm and represented the Sac and Fox Nation in Kansas as outside General Counsel. After a few months of operating his own practice Governor Sam Brownback offered, and Mr. Dodd accepted, the position of Executive Director of the Kansas State Gaming Agency (KSGA). The KSGA has oversight responsibilities over the four tribal casinos in Kansas and works to enforce the Tribal-State Compacts and the Tribal Gaming Oversight Act. In October of 2014 Mr. Dodd also began working as the Executive Director of the Kansas Native American Affairs Office and Tribal Liaison for Governor Brownback. Mr. Dodd provides legal counsel and consultation services to the Office of the Governor, KSGA, and other state entities regarding tribal and federal Indian law issues. From 2010 to 2015 Mr. Dodd also taught as an adjunct professor at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Mr. Dodd is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is married with 6 children, and resides in Topeka, Kansas.

"To schedule an appointment please call 785-296-1904 or send an email to KNAA@ks.gov"