Pueblo of Zuni
Mr. Gerald Hooee was a former Zuni Tribal Game and Fish Ranger where he worked with federal agencies in the enforcement of biological and natural resource laws. He was a certified New Mexico Law Enforcement Officer and worked as such with the Zuni Police Department, City of Gallup Police Department, and the McKinley County Sheriff's Department. He finished out his 28-year law enforcement career as a Police Captain with the Zuni Police Department.
He is extremely knowledgeable about the cultural and natural resource issues associated with the Colorado River ecosystem through the Glen and Grand Canyons. He is currently serving his second year as a Tribal Councilman for the Pueblo of Zuni representing the Zuni Tribe in government to government consultation with federal agencies on issues relating to the preservation of Zuni traditional cultural and historic properties and advancing Native American issues.