WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo and Chief Lynn Malerba, Treasurer of the U.S., hosted a meeting of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC). The seven-member committee meets regularly and advises the Secretary on significant matters impacting Native American communities.
Deputy Secretary Adeyemo provided opening remarks about Treasury’s efforts to strengthen its nation-to-nation relationships with Tribes and discussed his recent visits to Tribal lands in California. Following remarks, the group discussed Tribal tax priorities and Tribal general welfare programs, and Treasury officials heard directly from Tribal leaders about some of their top priorities.
TTAC is composed of three members nominated by the Secretary, two nominated by the House Committee on Ways and Means, and two nominated by the Senate Committee on Finance.