Governor's Office of the Tribal Advisor (TAO)
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.
General Information: 916-373-3710