Pala Band of Mission Indians
2019 Tribal Election Results
November 19, 2019
PALA, CA – The Pala Band of Mission Indians announces the 2019 Tribal Election Results.
Anthony Ravago, Sr. (incumbent) for Vice-Chairman
Theressa Villa (incumbent) for Tribal Secretary
Bradly Guachino for Committee Member
Anthony Ravago, Sr. has served as Tribal Vice-Chairmain since first being elected in 2017. Theressa Villa has served as Tribal Secretary since 2011 and Bradly Gauchino is a newly elected Committee Member. The election was held on November 19, 2019.
Executive Committee Members each serve a two-year term, with the offices of Tribal Chairman, Tribal Treasurer, and one Tribal Committee Member are voted on in even-number years. The other offices of Tribal Vice-Chairman, Tribal Secretary, and the second Tribal Committee Member are voted on in odd-numbered years.
The Pala Band of Mission Indians is a federally recognized tribe whose reservation is located along the Palomar Mountain range approximately 30 miles northeast of San Diego. The majority of the over 900 tribal members live on the 12,000-acre reservation, established for Cupeño and Luiseño Indians, who consider themselves to be one proud people – Pala.