The Pueblo of Jemez is a sovereign Nation and recognized as such by the United States of America. The Governor represents the Pueblo of Jemez as an official Head of State and serves as the head of the tribal government. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Second Lieutenant Governor are appointed at the start of each year by religious leaders and entrusted sole authority to oversee and carry out all secular duties and responsibilities of the tribal government. The Governor is the chief executive officer of the Pueblo and performs the customary and traditional responsibilities and duties of the position. The Governor is responsible for the execution of laws of the Pueblo of Jemez.
1st Lt. Governor-Peter Madalena
2nd Lt. Governor-Daryl Lucero