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PRESS RELEASE: Travis Garlick takes new role as Sky Ute Casino Resort Assistant General Manager

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Christine Sage, Chairman – 970.563.0100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 – 9:00 A.M.

Travis Garlick takes new role as Sky Ute Casino Resort Assistant General Manager

Southern Ute Indian Reservation – The Sky Ute Casino Resort is the premier entertainment venue in Southwest Colorado. The Casino is located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation and owned and operated by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has selected Mr. Travis Garlick as the Assistant General Manager of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.

“Mr. Garlick has been employed with the Sky Ute Casino Resort for twenty-three years. On behalf of the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council, I look forward to working with Mr. Garlick in his new role as the Assistant General Manager of the Sky Ute Casino Resort,” said Chairman Christine Sage.

“Working for the Tribe for the last 23 years, I am honored to take on this new role and responsibility,” said Garlick.

Since 1996, Mr. Garlick has dedicated his career to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, holding positions as the Guest Services Manager, Sales Manager and then as the Director of Operations.

Garlick graduated with honors with his Bachelor’s of Science, Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He also holds certificates in Certified Rooms Division Executive from the American Hotel & Lodging Association Education Institute and Hospitality Management from the University of Phoenix.

Originally from California, Mr. Garlick moved to Bayfield, CO in 1982 and was raised in the area. He is married with five children and enjoys outdoor activities including skiing, boating, and rafting. When time permits his true passion is traveling with his wife, Jennifer.

Garlick will assume the new position on Monday, September 16, 2019.

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20190912 – Travis Garlick takes new role as Sky Ute Casino Resort Assistant General Manager

Healthcare Provider Letter on Tribal Member Health Benefits Plan TPA Change

Provider Letter on Tribal Member Health Benefits Plan – TPA Change

Please share this letter with your healthcare provider regarding the recent change in Third Party Administrator (TPA) for the Tribal Member Health Benefits Plan. If providers have questions regarding claims and payment, please direct them to Tribal Member Health Benefits Coordinators:

  • Erika Atencio – (w) 970.563.4704 or 970.563.2211 or eatencio@southernute-nsn.gov
  • Elizabeth “Cindy” Gallegos – (w) 970.563.4813 or 970.563.2203 or egallego@southernute-nsn.gov

Click on the link below to open the letter which can be saved and emailed or printed.

20190819 – THBP TPA Provider Letter

NEWS RELEASE: Prescribed Burns for W Sandoval and E Cabezon Discontinued Until Hot and Dry Conditions Improve

Prescribed Burns for W Sandoval and E Cabezon Discontinued Until Hot and Dry Conditions Improve

Ignacio:

Due to hot and dry conditions, the Southern Ute Agency Fire Management has ceased operations on this weekend’s prescribed burn for Sandoval Canyon and Cabezon Canyon.

The crews completed about 1 percent of the prescribed burn area and determined the conditions were too hot and dry to safely continue. Smoke may still be present in the area while crews hold the accomplished acreage. Firefighters will monitor the area in the upcoming days.

For more information regarding the project, please contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fire Management Office at (970) 563-4571.

20190819 – W Sandoval E Cabezon Update News Release