Nancy Eschief Murillo

Council Member of the Fort Hall Business Council

Phone: (208)478-3811

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Fort Hall Business Council Member: Former Chairman, Vice Chairman, member (7 yrs.), Chairman of Shoshone-Bannock Water Commission, Tribal Land Use Policy Commissioner NW Portland Area Health Board member representative. Currently the Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Enterprise Corporation and Shoshone-Bannock Agri-Business Corporation.

Granddaughter of Tom Cosgrove and Nancy Wishop Cosgrove and daughter of Cecilia Eschief and Barney Harrison Eschief.

Education: Received a diploma for Commercial Business; attended the Universities of Idaho and Colorado, Idaho State University academics 4 years and 4 years Farm Business Management, Adjunct Professor at Idaho State University, served as a Student Senator for 2 years on the Associated Student Senate of ISU.

Work Highlights: Worked for federal agencies: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Aviation Administration, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, Branch of Technology in Washington, D.C. Other locations in Idaho Falls, ID, Blackfoot, ID, Pocatello, ID. 17 yrs. + 638 Director developed Tribal Health and Human Services Department. Worked for the State of Idaho - ISU as a Financial Aide Officer and Tutor; Private businesses and for self-owned PineButterfly Enterprises and a pearl diver in jr. high school, Camp Counselor and Life Guard for YMCA; 2+ yrs., Host and Producer team member for weekly LaVoz Latina television program, Pocatello Community Access Television.

Avid team sports player, runner, modern dance instructor, AAU basketball player with Marines in D.C.

Wrote, produced and directed two short plays and numerous performance programs, created a compilation of Tribal and traditional dances; Initiated, produced & performed at the Fort Hall Replica in Pocatello, ID., The Pohogoy Indian Dance Performances, performed at various functions for citizen groups, one of the Majorettes of the Drum and Bugler Corp representing the State of Arizona at the World's Fair in Seattle.

Awards: Recipient of National U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Indian Health Service Health Award; Runner up and attendant to Ms. Indian America sponsored by a Pocatello Civic Organization; School District Community Award; Cinco De Mayo Community Life Time Award, athletic awards.

Volunteerism: presented Adversity training for Federal Agencies, many years volunteered work on the Shoshone-Bannock Annual Festival; volunteered at the Idaho Potato Museum, one of the founders and corporators for Chief Taghee Academy, an elementary charter school for the advancement of the Shoshone-Bannock Languages, one of the founders of the Elders for Justice - the Last Generation that promotes the tribal way of life of respect, integrity, honor, spirituality, sharing and education for the existence and sustainability of the Tribes, its People and Lands.

Married and divorced 6 yrs. union, three children Zita, Casey, Mark Murillo (all Members).

Our Location

We are located just off Interstate 15, Exit 80 and down Agency Road in the Tribal Business Center