Osage appointed to Special Trustee Advisory Board

Osage attorney and first female assistant principal chief for the Osage Nation, Terry Mason Moore, was recently appointed to the Special Trustee Advisory Board.

Special Trustee for American Indians, Vince Logan (Osage), selected Moore along with eight other individuals from Indian Country.

Moore said she received notification in June she was being vetted by the White House to serve on the board. She was notified on July 7 she was officially appointed to the board.

Also selected was Patricia Gerard, Len Greenhalgh, David Kimelberg, Dr. Henrietta Mann, Tyler Pearson, Eldon Shiffman, Starlyn Tourtillott and Leilani Walkush.

Moore also serves with Mann on the Native American Cultural and Education Authority, which oversees the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City. She was appointed to the post by then-Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry.

Moore is an attorney and tribal judge with nearly 30 years of professional experience in legal, financial and management issues.