The Sac and Fox Nation is organized under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare
Act, which authorized the adoption of a tribal constitution, by-laws,
and a Business Committee. This governing body consists of five elected
officials, each serving four year terms: Principal Chief, Second Chief,
Secretary, Treasurer, and Committee Member.
Elections are held the last Saturday in August. Election for the Principal Chief, Second Chief, Secretary, Treasurer, Committee Member and Grievance Committee are all elected in odd-numbered years.