FEMA is working with the Cherokee Nation Tribal Employment Right

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Cherokee, N.C., March 11, 2013 -- Annette Wright, a  FEMA  Region IV Contracting Officer, is working with Curtis Wildcatt, the  Eastern Band of Cherokee Tribal Employment Rights Office (EBCI-TERO) Compliance Officer with to insure that Native American vendors are qualified to do business with the federal government on a national level.  The training session is designed to train TERO employees on how to register Native American vendors with EBCI with federal government contracting opportunities.  This training has allowed a local Native American company, Qualla Security to be contracted to provide security services to the Joint Field Office. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
Cherokee, N.C., March 11, 2013 -- Annette Wright, a FEMA Region IV Contracting Officer, is working with Curtis Wildcatt, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Tribal Employment Rights Office (EBCI-TERO) Compliance Officer with to insure that Native American vendors are qualified to do business with the federal government on a national level. The training session is designed to train TERO employees on how to register Native American vendors with EBCI with federal government contracting opportunities. This training has allowed a local Native American company, Qualla Security to be contracted to provide security services to the Joint Field Office. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA - Location: Cherokee, NC