Robinson Rancheria
Tribal Council

Tribal Council

The Robinson Rancheria Pomo Indians of California is led by a Tribal Council comprised of six members. The Tribal Council were elected by the enrolled members of Robinson Rancheria.  Tribal Council leaders, as well as members of its committees, incorporate the values to promote the mission and vision for the Tribe, its Tribal Members and surrounding area.


 Tribal Chairman – Beniakem Cromwell

Welcome, my name is Beniakem Dudi-Labith Cromwell, it translates into ‘shiny road’ (bright path) in Eastern Pomo language. I’m honored to be the father of 3 beautiful adult children. I’m grateful to be elected the past three years into our Tribal Council.

My vision as Chairman Elect is wellness for our community, youth participation in tribal government and economic development including and supporting aspiring entrepreneurs.

I draw on my experiences from living out of state, completing Bachelors degree from Arizona State University, having a small business, raising a family, and being raised by mother Colleen Pete and father Benjamin Cromwell, my step father Gary Pete and maternal grandmother Freeda May Krukoff. These are my influences that instilled work ethic, family, integrity and love for our community, land and Pomo people. My father’s side is from Big Valley and includes my grandmother Christine Posh and great grandfather Ned Posh.


Vice Chairman – Jaime Campanero

My name is Jaime Campanero, I (we) moved to Robinson in 1988. I graduated from ULJHS in 1994 and later graduated from ULHS in 1998. I continued my education at Mendocino College with an emphasis in accounting while working at our Casino, I later transferred to Butte College in Chico, CA.

In 2008 I became a Gaming Commissioner for Robinson, where I remained for 6 years until January 2014 when I was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Business Council. I was Re-elected by the membership to the same position in June 2015.

My goal on council is to bring Robinson back to providence to pave the way for the next generation of Tribal Leaders for our continued success.

Secretary-Treasurer – Irenia Quitiquit

 Irenia Quitiquit

Member-At-Large – Jaime Boggs

Greetings (Muka-kai-chin)

I have been elected into our tribal government to serve the entire tribe in the most professional comprehensive way possible. The past two years have been very challenging given the fact that we as a tribe was in a deficit when I entered into office. I accepted the challenge and assisted in organizing a comprehensive plan to eliminate debt without having our tribal membership suffer the consequences.

In attending Santa Rosa Junior College and Mendocino College I have knowledge in the educational process of understanding economics therefore I have utilized my educational training within the tribe, to be successful. Furthermore, I have been trained and certified in our Tribal Assistance for Needy Families. With that said, I’m a strong believer in the seventh generation and the Wavoka prophecy of bringing back Cultural and Traditional ceremonies of the native people. I have been blessed to be a part of traditional song and dance of the round house tradition and I always live my life with those teachings of unity, strength, and family equaling TRIBE…have a blessed day and if I can ever help directly I will …my office door is always open.

Member-At-Large – Crystal Ramos Arroyo

Hello my name Crystal Ramos Arroyo.
I am the great great granddaughter of Charlie and Ceclia Gunter.
I have worked for Lake County Tribal Health Dental for 28 years and Kabatin Indian Bingo (Robinson Rancheria) in my early years.
I attended Mendocino College, and San Francisco State University. I received my Registered Dental Assistant with an EFI California State License at the University of California San Francisco.  In 2019, I received a scholarship from Lake County Tribal Health (LCTHC) and attained my state RDAEF II License.
I credit the person I am today to my grandmother Mildred Goforth.  She was a very caring individual who also worked for LCTHC as a Community Health Representative. In the 80’s my grandmother also served on the Robinson Rancheria Citizens Business Council, where she played a big part in establishing the New Robinson Rancheria.
I wish to play a role in creating opportunities for our youth. Making life a little better for Elders and creating ways to honor the Veterans.  I am open minded and will make myself available to suggestions.  Thank you for the tremendous opportunity to serve the people of Robinson Rancheria.

Member-At-Large - Jesus Campanero Jr.

My name is Jesus Campanero Jr, I am humbled and honored to be elected into Tribal Council. 


I was born in Lake County and was raised right here on the reservation. In my upbringing I was blessed to be taught our Pomo traditions and it is thanks to those teachings and my family that I am able to remain grounded.

 In 2020, I graduated from Haskell Indian Nations University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, where I was fortunate to learn a vast array of best business practices and network with Natives from all across the country.

 My mission as Councilman is to unify our tribe through culture while also investing in our future and creating more opportunities through diversified economic development.

 Ya Ma Kon-Ki Ku-Mayo Goo-Di Mari-Gima

With humbleness and goodness be at ease and thankful.

Robinson Rancheria
P.O. Box 4015
1545 E. Hwy 20
Nice, CA 95464
Ph# 707-275-0527
Fax# 707-275-0235

Office Hours

Monday – Friday OPEN
8:30 am to 12:00 pm OPEN
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CLOSED for lunch
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm OPEN
Saturday – Sunday CLOSED

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