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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.


 Governor  Michael Toledo Jr

1st Lt. Governor  Michael Chinana

2nd Lt. Governor  Kurt Mora


Photo left to right: 1st Lieutenant Governor- Michael Chinana, Governor -Michael Toledo Jr, 2nd Lieutenant Governor-Kurt Mora    See also: All Pueblo Council of Governors