Office of Public Affairs.

The Office of Public Affairs serves as the primary point of contact with external media and coordinates the tribes’ governmental affairs activities at the state and national levels. The Office of Public Affairs works with several organizations - in press, private, governmental and consulting arenas. We are always striving to strengthen the mission of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and would love to contact you about feature stories or press releases.

Randy'L Teton, Public Affairs Manager.

Ms. Teton's responsibilities include assisting Tribal, state and federal legislative issues and handles all external media relations for the Tribes with a focus on building relationships with key stakeholders. Randy’L is active in the tribal and regional community and sits on various committees and boards including: former Board member of Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce Board (3 year term), Pocatello Rotary, Southeast Idaho High Country tourism board member, member of Pocatello Chamber of Commerce, Idaho State Historical Society Tribal representative, member of the State of Idaho Indian Education Board and Museum of Idaho Board member.

  • Public Affairs Manager
  • (208)478-3818

Yvette Tuell, Policy Analyst.

Yvette Towersap Tuell was born and raised on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, in the Ross Fork District. She graduated from Blackfoot High School, and went on to college at Washington State University, attending the Natural Resource/Environmental Program for American Indians. She later graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology, with a minor in American Indian Studies. Ms. Tuell studied at Vermont Law School in 1998-2000, earning a Masters of Studies in Environmental Law. She is received a Master of Arts in History from the University of Utah in 2019, along with Certificates in Public History and Historic Preservation. She is particularly interested in American Indian history, and incorporating Tribal history into federal land management and public history.

  • Policy Analyst
  • (208)637-9939

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