JACKSON, CA – Adam Dalton, Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Tribal Chairman was named 2015 Citizen of the Year by the Amador County Peace Officers’ Association. Chairman Dalton was awarded the honor alongside California Highway Patrol Officer, Phillip Lowery, who was named Peace Officer of the Year.
“It is an honor to have Chairman Dalton and the tribe recognized for their service to the area, particularly in light of the recent Butte Fire,” said Rich Hoffman, CEO of Jackson Rancheria. “Amador truly is our home – where we work, live, and play. Every day we strive to make a positive impact on our community. ”
The Amador County Peace Officers Association held the event on Saturday, November 7 at the American Legion Post 108. Chief Assistant District Attorney, Melinda Aiello was the emcee of the ceremony.
Located in the Sierra foothills town of Jackson, CA, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is owned by the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians, a federally recognized Indian tribe. A sovereign government, the Rancheria is dedicated to developing projects that not only enhance the tribe’s ability to remain self-reliant, but also reflect a commitment to be a good neighbor.