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david bio pic 2018David Rivas

Director & Chairman

David Rivas, Jr., was born in Houston, Texas but relocated to the Northwest Washington, D.C. Area. He was educated at Maryland's Bethesda Chevy Chase high School and entered Frostburg State University in Maryland subsequent to his high school graduation. His areas of study were Political Science and Criminal Justice.

David lives in Marksville, LA and has four children: David Rivas, III; Dakota Christian; Dawson Luke; and Isa Bella Jolie. He began his career with the Tribe as an Inspector with the Gaming Commission in 1995. He was later promoted to Investigator and served in that capacity until 1999, at which time he was appointed as the Tribe's Director of Political Affairs.

In 1995, Rivas ran for the position of councilman-at-large and was successful in his endeavor. He has sought re-election and is beginning his fourth term as a member of the Tunica-Biloxi tribal Council. He also serves as a member of the United South and Eastern Tribe's Economic Development Committee.


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