Tribal Government

Mesa Grande Government

The Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians is governed by the Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians General Council (General Council) made up of all enrolled Tribal citizens over the age of 18. The Tribe operates as a pure democracy, with the General Council making all major decisions regarding the Tribe’s overall direction as specified by the Articles of Association. There are regular meetings of the General Council every second Sunday of the month. All Tribal citizens of the Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians are encouraged to participate in these important meetings.

For more information about Mesa Grande Government Departments, please continue to scroll down the page.

Mesa Grande General Council

Mike Linton, Chairman
Jesse Morales, Vice Chairman
Tony Gumatoatoa, Councilman
Brandon Linton, Councilman
Anthony Trujillo, Councilman

To contact the Mesa Grande General Council please call the Mesa Grande Tribal offices at 760-782-3818 or send an email to mgbomi@mesagrandeband-nsn.gov.


Mesa Grande Government Departments

See the full list of Mesa Grande Government Departments below. The main contact for the Mesa Grande Tribal offices is 760-782-3818 or Fax 760-782-0795.

Mesa Grande Indian Housing Authority (MGIHA)

27000 Black Canyon Road

The offices can be reached at 760-782-9144 or FAX 760-782-9029. To access the housing application visit the MGIHA page by clicking below.

Mesa Grande Business Development Corporation

27000 Black Canyon Road

The Mesa Grande Business Development Authority (MGBDC) reviews and submits business strategies to the Business Committee for creation and reporting to the General Council.

Mesa Grande Enrollment Committee

mgenrollment@mesagrandeband-nsn.gov

Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians as a Federally recognized Tribe provides enrollment under the management of the Tribal Enrollment Committee. For more information visit the Member Portal or the enrollment page below.

Mesa Grande Education Committee

MesaGrandeEducation@yahoo.com

Mesa Grande Education Committee is dedicated to helping enrolled Mesa Grande members in pursuing their higher education goals by providing financial assistance. Funding is currently available for Universities, community colleges, and vocational schools.

Mesa Grande Cultural Committee

Only Accessible via Member Portal

Mesa Grande Cultural Committee page is only accessible through the Member Portal. Log in to the Member Portal here OR submit a portal application here.

Mesa Grande Public Works Department

Call the Mesa Grande Office directly for assistance at (760) 782-3818.

The Mesa Grande Public Works Department is made up of three departments including water, roads/transportation, and fire.

Mesa Grande Election Committee

Only Accessible via Member Portal

The Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians Election Committee is in charge of notification, development, and counting voting results of Tribal Elections.

Health, Social Services, & Intertribal Court

Call the Mesa Grande Office directly for assistance at (760) 782-3818.

To access more information about Mesa Grande and Indian Health Services (IHS), Indian Child Welfare & Domestic Violence services, and the Intertribal Court of Southern California click the button below.

Employment Opportunities

NATIVE HIRE.ORG JOB POSTINGS

The Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians is committed to helping both Tribal and non-Tribal citizens in securing employment and providing to their families and stability of the local economy. You can find job postings on this website as well as at the Native Hire Website. We are also looking for Mesa Grande Tribal citizens resumes to keep on record for opportunities with many of our business partners.


CIMC CALIFORNIA JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT

California Indian Manpower Consortium CIMC: This organization helps with cost recovery for qualified individuals seeking jobs and help retaining jobs. The Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians has been a partner with this organization for over 25 years. A Tribal committee has been appointed to meet with this organization on a regular basis.

Delegate: Dianna Lopez
Alternate: Mercedes Amavisca
CIMC Liaison: Tony Gumataotao