Welcome to the Governor's Tribal Advisor Office

The Office of the Tribal Advisor created by Executive Order B-10-11 in 2010 is part of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s Administration. The Tribal Advisor reports directly to Governor Brown. She is responsible for overseeing and implementing effective government-to-government consultation between the Governor's Administration and California Tribes on policies that affect California tribal communities. The Tribal Advisor's charge is to serve as a direct link between the tribes in California and the Governor; facilitate communication and consultations between Tribes and State Agencies; and review state legislation and regulations affecting Tribes and provide recommendations.

Drought Updates

Tribal Advisor, Cynthia Gomez serves on the Governor's Drought Task Force. She is coordinating efforts with other state agencies to ensure California's tribe's, who's jurisdictions may be impacted by the drought conditions, are included.

Weekly Reports Links

Meeting Info

State Agency Links


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Consultation Sessions

Liaison Contact Information

Documents for Review

Governor's Banner gov.ca.govTribal Advisor Banner tribalgovtaffairs.ca.gov
Save Our Water Secretary of State - Register to Vote
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Tribal Informational Video