SMGI Board of Director's Position Openings

09.13.2022 By: CTGR

Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. Board of Director’s Position Openings


Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. (“SMGI”), a Tribal corporation chartered by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde (“Grand Ronde”), operates Spirit Mountain Casino – the largest casino in Oregon. Spirit Mountain Casino offers Las Vegas-style slots and provides superior entertainment and resort amenities. Spirit Mountain is one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier casinos. Grand Ronde invites applications to serve on the Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. Board of DirectorsThere are two board seats expiring on September 30, 2022


The SMGI Board of Directors is responsible to the Grand Ronde Tribal Council. The Board oversees strategic planning, overall fiscal accountability, budgets and operations of Spirit Mountain Casino.


The SMGI Board meets monthly. From time-to-time, additional special meetings may be held. Board members are expected to attend all meetings in person, which are held at Spirit Mountain Casino – although participation by telephone will occasionally be permitted.  Each board member receives a monthly stipend for attending meetings. Travel reimbursement is limited to travel within the six counties of Polk, Yamhill, Marion, Tillamook, Multnomah and Washington.


Board members must have a superior understanding of and experience with financial statements, strong communication and analytical skills, experience in a hospitality or customer service driven environment, 10 years of experience in a senior management position, and a solid understanding of the Portland metro and Salem area economies. Experience in the following areas is also preferred: gaming, tourism, corporate finance and accounting, marketing and promotions, human resources, and management of senior executives.  Experience with and knowledge of Native American organizations is also preferred.


Ability to pass a thorough background check and obtain a gaming license from the Grand Ronde Gaming Commission is required.


Preference will be given to qualified Tribal members.


Submission Deadline: Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at 5 p.m.


Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest describing their qualifications, a résumé, and three references to:


Stacia Hernandez, Chief of Staff

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

9615 Grand Ronde Road

Grand Ronde, Oregon 97347

Phone: 503.879.2304