Swear in ceremony for Daniel Stone (left) with Fort Hall BIA Superintendent Randy Thompson.
By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
FORT HALL – Bureau of Indian Affairs Superintendent of Fort Hall Randy Thompson swore into office the new seventh member of the Fort Hall Business Council, Daniel Stone, on Tuesday, June 20.
Stone was the top vote getter in the June 16 Special Election with 187 Shoshone-Bannock tribal member votes.
Stone was appointed to represent the Ross Fork District.
Stone expressed thanks to everyone who voted, especially to those who showed faith in him. He thanked all the other candidates and said it showed real faith in tribal government.
“So many people ran and so many people wanted to help,” he said.
As a voice on the FHBC he said he would do his best to make sure the membership is always being listened to and will promote the best interest for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes in the next year.
After the short ceremony, individual photos were taken of each council member as well as group photos to be used in future publications.