The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is governed by an elected Tribal Council, which serve three year terms and advised by our Chiefs, Mikko Kanicu and Mikko Poliika Istaaya.

If you should need to reach a member of our Tribal Council, please call 936-563-1121.

Donnis b. battise, Mikko Choba, Chief kanicu

Principal Chief

Mille Thompson williams, Mikko Istimatokla, Chief poliika istaaya

second Chief
  • Rick Sylestine

    Tribal Council Chairman
  • Nita Battise

    Tribal Council Vice-Chair
  • Crystal Stephenson

    Tribal Council Treasurer
  • Melanie Battise

    Tribal Council Secretary
  • Tina Battise

    Tribal Councilmember
  • Yolanda Poncho

    Tribal Councilmember

Constitution and By Laws

Click  A-C Constitution Amended Annotated 2023.pdf to read our Constitution and By Laws.