Tribal Liaison and Tribal Consultation Policy

Tribal communication and consultation is important to the California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Agency. In accordance with Governor Edmund G. Brown’s Executive Order B-10-11, this site includes contact information for Tribal Liaison in addition to CHHS Agency’s Tribal Consultation Policy.


CHHS Agency Tribal Liaison
Jim Suennen, Associate Secretary, External Affairs and Tribal Liaison
Phone: (916) 651-8056
Email: Jim.Suennen@chhs.ca.gov 


CHHS Agency Tribal Consultation Policy
The CHHS Agency’s Tribal Consultation Policy promotes and fosters effective government-to-government communication between California Indian Tribes and the CHHS Agency, consistent with Executive Order B-10-11 and the Governor’s Tribal Advisor’s Office.