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Witness list for Senate hearing on methamphetamine

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a hearing this morning on "The Problem of Methamphetamine in Indian Country."

The committee will hear from federal and tribal witnesses. The list follows:
Panel 1
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior

Accompanied by: MR. CHRISTOPHER B. CHANEY, Deputy Bureau Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Law Enforcement Services, Washington, DC
MR. JERRY GIDNER, Deputy Bureau Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Tribal Services, Washington, DC

Deputy Director, Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Accompanied by: MR. JON PEREZ, Director, Indian Health Service Division of Behavior Health, Rockville, Maryland

MR. ANTHONY DEKKER, Associate Director, Clinical Services, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

MR. MATTHEW H. MEAD U.S. Attorney�s Office, District of Wyoming

Panel 2
Chairwoman, San Carlos Apache Tribe

Chairman, Wind River Eastern Shoshone Tribe

First Vice President National Congress of American Indians, and Lieutenant Governor of Chickasaw Nation

Chief Executive Officer, National Native American Law Enforcement Association

United Tribes Multi-Tribal Indian Drug and Alcohol Initiative, United Tribes Technical College
The hearing starts at 9:30am in Room 485 of the Senate Russell Office Building. It will be broadcast online at

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