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Task Force Members


The Executive Order named the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Interior as co-chairs of the Presidential Task Force. The current members began serving the Task Force in January 2021.

Darryl LeCounte

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Acting Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, co-chair designee for the Secretary of the Interior

Terry Wade

Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation, designee for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Charles (Charlie) Addington

Cherokee Nation, Senior Advisor for Law Enforcement, Security and School Safety, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, designee for the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior

Nadine Neufville

Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice

Jason O’Neal

Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Director of the Office of Justice Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior

Michelle Sauve

St. Regis Band of Mohawk, Acting Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans, Department of Health and Human Services


The Task Force is assisted by Executive Director Marcia Good, of DOJ’s Office of Tribal Justice. 


Inaugural Task Force

The inaugural Task Force members, listed below, served from January 2020 to January 2021:

Date Created: February 22, 2021