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Human Resources Mission

To provide the environment that attracts, develops, motivates, engages, and retains a diverse workforce.  

Department Overview

To accomplish the above, the department has begun the process of aligning the various systems, jobs, and leadership expectations of the government operations to provide exceptional Tribal Citizen service with the goal of becoming an “Employer of Choice” in Southwest Michigan.

As a strategic partner with the Tribal Council, HR develops and delivers innovative human resource programs and services designed to support the Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles, and Expected Outcomes of the Pokagon Band. HR Department core services and competencies include: recruitment and staffing, employee relations, organizational and employee development, risk management, compensation and benefits, HR information management, and regulatory compliance.

Human Resources Team Members

Mary Eccles, Human Resources Director
(269) 462-4267

Rachel Asakevich, Human Resources Manager
(269) 462-4273

Erin Brousseau, Human Resources Generalist 
(269) 462-4266

Laura Desilets, Human Resources Generalist 
(269) 462-4337

Sheila Thorton, Human Resources Administrative Assistant
(269) 462-4200 


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that gives you even more reason to make the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi a choice employer:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • 15 Paid Holidays
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 401k