Chairman Anthony Roberts
Anthony Roberts is Tribal Chairman of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. Elected Chairman in January 2018, he has served on the Tribal Council since 2000, and as Treasurer since 2006.
Chairman Roberts is actively involved in the tribal community, serving as Chair of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Academy Board. He is Vice Chair of both the Cultural Resources and Facilities & Infrastructure Committees, and Treasurer of both the Fire Commission and the Community Fund Board. Chairman Roberts is also a member of the Health & Wellness and the Young Adult Assistance Program (YAAP) Committees. He formerly served as the Chairman and Commissioner of the Yocha Dehe Tribal Gaming Agency (TGA).
As Chair of the Academy, Chairman Roberts is committed to helping Yocha Dehe youth connect with their ancestral heritage, further their education and participate in the businesses and leadership of the Tribe. He is also an advocate for the California Tribal College to provide education opportunities for tribal members throughout California.
As former Chair of the Community Fund Board, Chairman Roberts believes strongly in the Native tradition of giving and is gratified by the positive impact the Fund has had in the region. He is a strong advocate for Autism Speaks, which focuses on funding, awareness, advocacy, research and treatment for individuals with autism and their families.
Chairman Roberts actively serves the greater Yolo County community as a Director of the Yolo County Fair Board, a post to which he was appointed in 2012 by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.
Chairman Roberts has lived in the tribal community for most of his life. He is an avid sports fan and participates in an organized basketball league.