ONC Council Members

The Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council is comprised of eight Tribal Members. Council elections are held each year at the Annual Tribal Membership gathering. The terms of each seat are listed in our Tribal Ordinances.

The current Traditional Council:

  • Ignatius “Louie” Andrew, Traditional Chief
  • Walter Jim, Chair 
  • Gregory Hoffman, Vice Chair 
  • Robert “Bobby” Hoffman, Secretary 
  • Gage Hoffman, Member, Treasurer
  • Thaddeus Tikiun, Member 
  • Robert Lekander, Member
  • Sophie Swope, Member
Updated: June 26, 2023
2023 ONC Council Member Contacts


The council meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month.

If you would like to sign up for email reminders / receive invitations to the virtual meetings, follow this link: https://forms.gle/2YnMz9HqdieQx2ca8

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