Board of Directors
Ray Halbritter has been Nation Representative of the Oneida Indian Nation since 1975 and Chief Executive Officer of its enterprises since 1990. His accomplishments include achieving federal government recognition of the Nation’s traditional form of government, creating numerous health and social programs for Nation members, constructing new housing, and establishing education and culture programs. Halbritter earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Syracuse University. He served as chairman of the Turning Stone Resort Championship and the Upstate New York Empowerment Fund, the charitable arm of the tournament, which raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for dozens of Central New York charities and civic groups over the history of the tournament. He is a member of the Recording Academy; the National Advisory Council for the American Indian Program at Cornell University; the National Congress of American Indians; and United South and Eastern Tribes.